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Branching Centaury
Centaurium pulchellum

Branching Centaury (Centaurium pulchellum) Other common names: Branched Centaury, Lesser Centaury

Other scientific names: Erythraea pulchella, Erythraea ramosissima, Gentiana pulchella, Gentiana ramosissima

French names: Petite centaurée délicaté

Family: Gentian Family (Gentianaceae)

Native/Non-native: Native

Photographs: 14 photographs available, of which 2 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Branching Centaury (Centaurium pulchellum) plant

A Branching Centaury plant.

Branching Centaury (Centaurium pulchellum) flowers

A closer view of Branching Centaury, showing the tiny flowers.

Range map for Branching Centaury (Centaurium pulchellum)

PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State.
The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

(Range map provided courtesy of the USDA website and is displayed here in accordance with their Policies)