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Polemonium elegans

Polemonium elegans Greene

Elegant Jacob's-ladder, Elegant Jacob's Ladder, Elegant Polemonium

Polemoniaceae (Phlox family)


USDA Symbol: POEL3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 6 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow , Blue
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep


Canada: BC
Native Habitat: Open, often rocky areas.

Web Reference

Webref 62 - Burke Herbarium Image Collection (2020) University of Washington
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2021-06-25
Research By: CBR

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