Ipomopsis congesta (Hook.) V.E. Grant
Ballhead Ipomopsis, Ballhead Skyrocket
Polemoniaceae (Phlox Family)
USDA Symbol: IPCO5
Branched and woody near base, with roundish heads of small, trumpet-shaped, dingy white flowers at ends of stems and branches.
Some forms may at first be mistaken for sandworts (Arenaria), but the latter have simple leaves and five separate petals.
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Bloom InformationBloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
DistributionUSA: AZ , CA , CO , ID , MT , ND , NE , NM , NV , OR , SD , UT , WA , WY
Native Distribution: Eastern Oregon and eastern California east to northwestern New Mexico, western Nebraska, and western North Dakota.
Native Habitat: Dry open slopes from lowlands to high-mountain elevations.
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Ipomopsis congesta in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Ipomopsis congesta in the Flora of North America (if available)
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff