Polemonium reptans
Family: Polemoniaceae
Greek-valerian, spreading Jacob's-ladder
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Etymology: Polemonium: may have derived from the Greek philosopher Polemon
Plants: mostly erect perennial, 8"-20" tall forb; stems branching toward the top
Leaves: alternate; pinnately-divided, main leaves with 7-17 oblong leaflets 3/4"-1 1/2" long
Flowers: blue, 5-parted, 1/2" wide, bell-shaped, lobes about as long as the tube; inflorescence a few-flowered, loose, branched cluster; blooms May-June
Habitat: full sun to shade; moist to moderate moisture; meadows, woods; in rich, loamy soil
Conservation Status: Native
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