Taxon  Report   6713    
Polemonium chartaceum  H. Mason
Mason's jacob's ladder,  Mason's sky pilot
Polemonium chartaceum
© 2010 Julie Kierstead Nelson
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Polemonium chartaceum
© 2004 Steve Matson
Polemonium chartaceum
© 2012 Dylan Neubauer
Polemonium chartaceum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, Nevada.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Polemonium chartaceum
© 2011 Steve Matson
Genus: Polemonium
Communities: Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields

Serpentine affinity: 1.6; (weak indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Polemonium chartaceum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).