Taxon  Report   6716 
Polemonium occidentale  E. Greene
Great polemonium,  Western polemonium, Western sky pilot
Polemonium occidentale
© 2001 Jeff Abbas
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Polemonium occidentale
© 2007 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
Polemonium occidentale
© 2007 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
Polemonium occidentale, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Polemonium occidentale
© 2005 Christopher L. Christie
Genus: Polemonium
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by JEFR + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Polemonium caeruleum
JEFR: Polemonium occidentale ssp. occidentale
XWALK: Polemonium caeruleum ssp. amygdalinum
More information about  Polemonium occidentale
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 30, 2017).

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