Taxon  Report   6717 
Polemonium pulcherrimum  Hook.
Jacob's ladder,  Sky pilot
Polemonium pulcherrimum
© 2009 Ron Wolf
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Polemonium pulcherrimum
© 2009 Ron Wolf
Polemonium pulcherrimum
© 2013 Jean Pawek
Polemonium pulcherrimum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Polemonium pulcherrimum
© 2007 Matt Below
Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Habitat: slopes
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Polemonium pulcherrimum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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: Sep 25, 2018).

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