Polemoniaceae
Collomia grandiflora

Large-Flowered Collomia

Erect, sometimes branched stems. Basal leaves lance-shaped, toothed; stem leaves lance-shaped to linear, without teeth. Flowers in compact head at stem tip. Flower with long tube flared at top to 5 oval lobes, usually salmon but sometimes white or yellow; pollen deep blue. Grows in dry soils in lightly wooded areas from sea level to mid elevations.

  • Rarity: Common
  • Flowering Time: Mid Summer
  • Life Cycle: Annual
  • Height: 4--36 inches
  • Habitat: Dry Soils, Meadow, West-Side Forest, East-Side Forest
  • Found In: Siskiyous, East Gorge, West Gorge, Steens, Wallowas, Crater Lake NP, N Cascades NP, Olympic NP
  • Native: Yes