Taxon  Report   6711 
Polemonium californicum  Eastw.
California polemonium,  California sky pilot, Jacob's ladder, Moving polemonium
Polemonium californicum
© 2014 Debra L. Cook
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Polemonium californicum
© 2014 Debra L. Cook
Polemonium californicum
© 2005 Steve Matson
Polemonium californicum, 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 californicum
© 2014 Debra L. Cook
Genus: Polemonium
Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Polemonium columbianum
PLANTS: Polemonium pulcherrimum ssp. tricolor
PLANTS: Polemonium pulcherrimum var. calycinum
More information about  Polemonium californicum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 24, 2018).

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