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A Look Back at Some Late-Blooming Wildflowers in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains

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A Look Back at Some Late-Blooming Wildflowers in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains

Here are some late-blooming flowers of the Gentian Family. Gentians usually have distinctive bell-shaped or tubular flowers in four or five parts. Most of the plants have leaves that grow opposite on the stem. There are 87 genera and over 1,600 species of Gentian Worldwide and 13 genera native to North America. 

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