Polemoniaceae
Collomia heterophylla

Varied-Leaf Collomia

Erect stem with many spreading branches. Leaves hairy, slightly glandular; lower leaves lobed; upper leaves less lobed or entire. Flowers small, pink, white, or lavender, in clusters on branches and at tips. Grows on sandy or gravelly soils at low to mid elevations.

  • Rarity: Common
  • Flowering Time: Early Summer
  • Life Cycle: Annual
  • Height: 6--16 inches
  • Habitat: Rocky Soils, East-Side Forest, West-Side Forest
  • Found In: Olympic NP, Mt. Rainier NP, Siskiyous, West Gorge, N Cascades NP
  • Native: Yes