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Polemonium foliosissimum (A. Gray) A. Gray
TOWERING JACOBS-LADDER
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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Andrenidae  Andrena birtwelli @ BBSL (1)

Andrena candida @ BBSL (1); DART_ENT (1)

Andrena cyanophila @ BBSL (1)

Andrena schuhi @ BBSL (1)

Panurginus ineptus @ RMBL_ENT (1)
Apidae  Anthophora terminalis @ RMBL_ENT (1)

Bombus californicus @ RMBL_ENT (1)

Bombus frigidus @ RMBL_ENT (1)

Bombus rufocinctus @ RMBL_ENT (1)

Bombus sylvicola @ RMBL_ENT (1)
Colletidae  Hylaeus episcopalis @ RMBL_ENT (1)
Halictidae  Halictus confusus @ BBSL (1)

Halictus virgatellus @ BBSL (1)

Lasioglossum anhypops @ BBSL (1)
Megachilidae  Coelioxys sodalis @ DART_ENT (1)

Hoplitis fulgida @ RMBL_ENT (1)

Megachile inermis @ DART_ENT (1)

Megachile melanophaea @ RMBL_ENT (5)

Megachile montivaga @ DART_ENT (1)

Megachile perihirta @ BBSL (1)

Megachile relativa @ BBSL (1); RMBL_ENT (1)

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Polemonium foliosissimum A. Gray
towering Jacob's-ladder

Image of Polemonium foliosissimum

General Information
Symbol: POFO
Group: Dicot
Family: Polemoniaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : L48   N
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Native Status:
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©Al Schneider. Southwest Colorado Wildflowers . United States, CO, NM, AZ, UT, Four Corners vicinity, within 150 miles of the corners. Usage Requirements .

©Al Schneider. Southwest Colorado Wildflowers . United States, CO, NM, AZ, UT, Four Corners vicinity, within 150 miles of the corners. Usage Requirements .

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Synonyms

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Solanales
Family Polemoniaceae – Phlox family
Genus Polemonium L. – Jacob's-ladder
Species Polemonium foliosissimum A. Gray – towering Jacob's-ladder

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 4 subspecies of Polemonium foliosissimum . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Polemonium foliosissimum</i>
A. Gray var. <i>
alpinum</i>
Brand
Polemonium foliosissimum var. alpinum
alpine Jacob's-ladder Distribution of <i>
Polemonium foliosissimum</i>
A. Gray var. <i>
flavum</i>
(Greene) Anway
Polemonium foliosissimum var. flavum
yellow Jacob's-ladder Distribution of <i>
Polemonium foliosissimum</i>
A. Gray var. <i>
foliosissimum </i>
Polemonium foliosissimum var. foliosissimum
towering Jacob's-ladder Distribution of <i>
Polemonium foliosissimum</i>
A. Gray var. <i>
molle</i>
(Greene) Anway
Polemonium foliosissimum var. molle
towering Jacob's-ladder

Legal Status

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

North America
Arid West FAC
Great Plains FAC
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast FACU

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Wildlife

Food

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Cover

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

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CalPhotos     Photo Database

 

Number of matches : 12
Query: SELECT * FROM img WHERE ready=1 and taxon like "Polemonium foliosissimum%" and (lifeform != "specimen_tag" OR lifeform != "Plant") ORDER BY taxon

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Polemonium foliosissimum
Polemonium foliosissimum
Leafy Jacob's Ladder
ID: 0000 0000 0915 0437 [detail]
© 2015 Barry Breckling

Polemonium foliosissimum
Polemonium foliosissimum
Leafy Jacob's Ladder
ID: 0000 0000 0915 0438 [detail]
© 2015 Barry Breckling

Polemonium foliosissimum
Polemonium foliosissimum
Leafy Jacob's Ladder
ID: 0000 0000 0915 0439 [detail]
© 2015 Barry Breckling

Polemonium foliosissimum
Polemonium foliosissimum
Leafy Jacob's Ladder
ID: 0000 0000 0915 0440 [detail]
© 2015 Barry Breckling

Polemonium foliosissimum var. alpinum
Polemonium foliosissimum var. alpinum
ID: 0000 0000 1008 1818 [detail]
© 2008 Trent M. Draper

Polemonium foliosissimum var. alpinum
Polemonium foliosissimum var. alpinum
ID: 0000 0000 1008 1819 [detail]
© 2008 Trent M. Draper

Polemonium foliosissimum var. alpinum
Polemonium foliosissimum var. alpinum
ID: 0000 0000 1008 1820 [detail]
© 2008 Trent M. Draper

Polemonium foliosissimum var. alpinum
Polemonium foliosissimum var. alpinum
Towering Jacob's Ladder
ID: 0000 0000 0614 1167 [detail]
2014 Mary Winter

Polemonium foliosissimum var. foliosissimum
Polemonium foliosissimum var. foliosissimum
Leafy Polemonium
ID: 0000 0000 0114 0967 [detail]
© 2014 John Doyen

Polemonium foliosissimum var. foliosissimum
Polemonium foliosissimum var. foliosissimum
Leafy Polemonium
ID: 0000 0000 0114 0968 [detail]
© 2014 John Doyen

Polemonium foliosissimum var. foliosissimum
Polemonium foliosissimum var. foliosissimum
Leafy Polemonium
ID: 0000 0000 0114 0969 [detail]
© 2014 John Doyen

Polemonium foliosissimum var. foliosissimum
Polemonium foliosissimum var. foliosissimum
Leafy Polemonium
ID: 0000 0000 0114 0970 [detail]
© 2014 John Doyen

Using these photos: A variety of organizations and individuals have contributed photographs to CalPhotos. Please follow the usage guidelines provided with each image. Use and copyright information, as well as other details about the photo such as the date and the location, are available by clicking on the [detail] link under the thumbnail. See also: Using the Photos in CalPhotos .   


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CalPhotos is a project of BSCIT      University of California, Berkeley

Following modified from CalPhotos
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CalPhotos     Photo Database

 

Number of matches : 4
Query: SELECT * FROM img WHERE ready=1 and taxon like "Polemonium foliosissimum var. alpinum%" and (lifeform != "specimen_tag" OR lifeform != "Plant") ORDER BY taxon

Click on the thumbnail to see an enlargement

Polemonium foliosissimum var. alpinum
Polemonium foliosissimum var. alpinum
ID: 0000 0000 1008 1818 [detail]
© 2008 Trent M. Draper

Polemonium foliosissimum var. alpinum
Polemonium foliosissimum var. alpinum
ID: 0000 0000 1008 1819 [detail]
© 2008 Trent M. Draper

Polemonium foliosissimum var. alpinum
Polemonium foliosissimum var. alpinum
ID: 0000 0000 1008 1820 [detail]
© 2008 Trent M. Draper

Polemonium foliosissimum var. alpinum
Polemonium foliosissimum var. alpinum
Towering Jacob's Ladder
ID: 0000 0000 0614 1167 [detail]
2014 Mary Winter

Using these photos: A variety of organizations and individuals have contributed photographs to CalPhotos. Please follow the usage guidelines provided with each image. Use and copyright information, as well as other details about the photo such as the date and the location, are available by clicking on the [detail] link under the thumbnail. See also: Using the Photos in CalPhotos .   


Copyright © 1995-2016 UC Regents. All rights reserved.

CalPhotos is a project of BSCIT      University of California, Berkeley

Following modified from CalPhotos
   Top | See original


CalPhotos     Photo Database

 

Number of matches : 4
Query: SELECT * FROM img WHERE ready=1 and taxon like "Polemonium foliosissimum var. foliosissimum%" and (lifeform != "specimen_tag" OR lifeform != "Plant") ORDER BY taxon

Click on the thumbnail to see an enlargement

Polemonium foliosissimum var. foliosissimum
Polemonium foliosissimum var. foliosissimum
Leafy Polemonium
ID: 0000 0000 0114 0967 [detail]
© 2014 John Doyen

Polemonium foliosissimum var. foliosissimum
Polemonium foliosissimum var. foliosissimum
Leafy Polemonium
ID: 0000 0000 0114 0968 [detail]
© 2014 John Doyen

Polemonium foliosissimum var. foliosissimum
Polemonium foliosissimum var. foliosissimum
Leafy Polemonium
ID: 0000 0000 0114 0969 [detail]
© 2014 John Doyen

Polemonium foliosissimum var. foliosissimum
Polemonium foliosissimum var. foliosissimum
Leafy Polemonium
ID: 0000 0000 0114 0970 [detail]
© 2014 John Doyen

Using these photos: A variety of organizations and individuals have contributed photographs to CalPhotos. Please follow the usage guidelines provided with each image. Use and copyright information, as well as other details about the photo such as the date and the location, are available by clicking on the [detail] link under the thumbnail. See also: Using the Photos in CalPhotos .   


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CalPhotos is a project of BSCIT      University of California, Berkeley

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