Leafy syn.Towering Jacob's Ladder
Polemonium  foliosissimum var. alpinum
Polemoniaceae (Phlox Family)

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Big Cottonwood Canyon

Photo Details - ©Nicky Davis
Lambs Canyon, Salt Lake County, Utah - 19 June 2013
Flower, leaves, plant in its habitat

Cottonwood Canyon
1. July 21, 2005 - Albion Basin, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake County, Utah, 2., 3.July 17, 2005 - Big Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake County, Utah -

Also seen 21 June 2014 at second pond down from Guardsman Pass

Other information
This plant is blue/purple in other areas but white here. The variety is called alpinum
syn. Leafy Jacob's Ladder
Size: 3 feet tall. It has more than one stem (P. occidentale, western Jacobs ladder has only one),
Flowers:  5 white to blue petals,  five sepals,  five anthers with conspicuous yellow pollen,
Leaves:  pinnately lobed, Habitat:  canyons along streams or lakes.

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