Taxon  Report   6717 
Polemonium pulcherrimum  Hook.
Jacob's ladder,  sky pilot
Polemonium pulcherrimum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Polemonium pulcherrimum
© 2009 Ron Wolf
Polemonium pulcherrimum
© 2007 Matt Below
Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
Genus: Polemonium
Subspecies and Varieties:
Polemonium pulcherrimum var. pilosum
Polemonium pulcherrimum var. pulcherrimum
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 26, 2015).

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