Willow Gentian ( Gentiana asclepiadea) is a popular plant in the Carpathian Mountains. It can reach even 1 meter in height. Willow gentian is a protected species. The plant is poisonous and has a bitter taste, which is a deterrent for wildlife.
View towards the top of Mount Smerek (1222 m).
The Bieszczady Mountains - Polonina Wetlinska Massive - September 3, 2008.