This flower is a pale purple flower sitting atop a tall stalk. The flower is bell shaped, with a white throat and long elegant stamens and yellow anthers.
It is a member of the Phlox family and is native to most of Western North America. It is a lesser known cousin of Sky Pilot and Jacob’s Ladder. The flowers are very similar to both, but sit atop a tall stalk instead of low to the ground. ⠀
It prefers wet meadows and woodlands.
|Scientific Name:||Polemonium occidentale|
|Growing Season:||All Summer|
|Soil Type:||Wet meadows or woodlands|
Western Jacob's Ladder,