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Polemonium foliosissimum var. alpinum

Polemonium foliosissimum A. Gray var. alpinum Brand

Alpine Jacob's-ladder, Alpine Jacob's Ladder

Polemoniaceae (Phlox family)

Synonym(s): Polemonium foliosissimum ssp. albiflorum, Polemonium foliosissimum ssp. decurrens

USDA Symbol: POFOA2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: White, sometimes with thin purple marks.

Distribution

USA: ID , NV , UT , WY
Native Habitat: Rocky, open sites, conifer forests.

Web Reference

Webref 68 - CalPhotos (2020) University of California, Berkeley
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter
Webref 15 - The American Southwest (1994) John Crossley

Additional resources

USDA: Find Polemonium foliosissimum var. alpinum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Polemonium foliosissimum var. alpinum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Polemonium foliosissimum var. alpinum

Metadata

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

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