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Ipomopsis polyantha

Ipomopsis polyantha (Rydb.) V.E. Grant

Pagosa Ipomopsis

Polemoniaceae (Phlox Family)

Synonym(s): Gilia brachysiphon, Gilia polyantha, Gilia polyantha var. whitingii


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: White to pale pink with magenta specks.



U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Threatened & Endangered Status

USFWS Species Profile: Q2U7
Status: Endangered
Historic Range: U.S.A. (CO).
Critical Habitat: 17.96(a)
Special Rules: N/A
This information is derived from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serrvice Environmental Conservation Online System.

Web Reference

Webref 74 - Southwest Colorado Wildflowers (2020) Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory

Additional resources

USDA: Find Ipomopsis polyantha in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Ipomopsis polyantha in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Ipomopsis polyantha


Record Modified: 2023-04-27
Research By: TWC Staff

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