Plantago gentianoides

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Common name


Scientific name

Plantago gentianoides Sm.

Conservation status and threats

NOT protected species in Bulgaria.

Description and identification

Herbaceous perennial plant. Stems are up 30 cm long. Stamen filaments are white. Flowering June - August[1].


Swampy and peaty meadows, along streams and lakes and along melting snowdrift[2].

Distribution in Bulgaria

In the Rila, Pirin and Western Rhodopes mountains, between 1500 and 2900 meters above sea level[3].


[1] Делипавлов & кол., 2003. Определител на растенията в България. Аграрен университет. Пловдив.

[2] Стоянов, Н. & Б. Китанов. 1966. Високопланинските растения в България. София.

[3] Assyov, B., A. Petrova, D. Dimitrov & R. Vassilev. 2012. Conspectus of the vascular flora of Bulgaria. Sofia, Bulgarian biodiversity foundation.

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