Polemoniaceae
Polemonium carneum

Salmon Polemonium

Clumps more or less erect. Plant covered with tiny hairs. Stems leafy. Leaves opposite along stems becoming small upward, divided into lance-shaped leaflets, the uppermost leaflets fused to 2 just below. Flowers 3–7 in open bell-shaped cluster, petals and tube about same length, usually peach, sometimes lavender or white. Grows in openings of moist to dry woods, forests, from sea level to mid elevations.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: Early Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: up to 36 inches
  • Habitat: Meadow, West-Side Forest
  • Found In: Olympic NP, West Gorge, Siskiyous
  • Native: Yes