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Polemonium foliosissimum

Polemonium foliosissimum

Polemonium foliosissimum

Polemonium foliosissimum

Polemonium foliosissimum variety foliosissimum (Leafy Jacob’s Ladder)
Polemoniaceae (Phlox Family)

Montane, subalpine.  Meadows.  Summer.
Navajo Lake Trail, July 15, 2010 and July 31, 2015.

 

Polemonium pulcherrimum
Polemonium pulcherrimum subspecies delicatum (Beautiful Jacobís Ladder)
Polemoniaceae (Phlox Family)

Montane, subalpine. Woodlands. Summer.
Spiller-Helmet Ridge Road, June 19, 2007.

Although it is most common to find clusters of Polemonium pulcherrimum at the shady base of Spruce and Fir, it is not uncommon to find them in lovely arrangements on disturbed sites such as old snags and fallen logs.

 

Polemonium pulcherrimum
Polemonium pulcherrimum subspecies delicatum (Beautiful Jacob’s Ladder)
Polemoniaceae (Phlox Family)

Montane, subalpine. Woodlands. Summer.
Upper Calico Trail, June 22, 2006.

Polemonium pulcherrimum flowers can cover the ground in extensive carpets.  This patch is about thirty by thirty feet.