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Marsh Gentian

 
Marsh Gentian flowerhead, Hartland Moor, Dorset
 
 
In acid grassland close to sphagnam marsh
 
 
5 petals, 2 stigmas, green spots on petals
 
 
Close-up of 2 stigmas above tube of 5 stamens
 
and anthers
 
 
Tube of 5 stamens and anthers,
 
ldark, white and yellow nectary guides
 
 
Close-up of young stamens and style 
 
 
Close-up of pink anthers
 
 
Petal with ringed spots
 
 
Close-up of spots
 
 
Side view, pale green stripes on petals
 
 
Close-up of sepals, stem and leaves
 
 
Opposite linear leaves
 
 
Stem and linear leaves