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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 12 inches to 16 inches
Plant Spread: 6 inches to 12 inches
Leaves: Malodorous
Other: Hairy, sticky
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Blue
Purple
Other: Deep purplish-blue, Whitish-blue, Pinkish-lavender
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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Location: At about 13,000 ft, on Mount Abbot in the John Muir Wilderness (Inyo National Forest), California.Date: July 2009Will Beback; GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC BY
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Location: Sky pilot (Polemonium eximium) near Red Slate Mountain summitDate: 2009-09-16Photo courtesy of: Miguel Vieira
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Location: Sky pilot (Polemonium eximium) on University Peak north faceDate: 2015-01-20Photo courtesy of: Miguel Vieira
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Location: Sky pilot (Polemonium eximium) on University Peak north faceDate: 2009-08-03Photo courtesy of: Miguel Vieira
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Location: Sky pilot (Polemonium eximium) on Mount Whitney Trail - High Sierra TrailDate: 2011-08-01Photo courtesy of: Miguel Vieira
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Location: Sky pilot (Polemonium eximium) on Mount Whitney Trail - John Muir TrailDate: 2011-08-01Photo courtesy of: Miguel Vieira
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Sky Pilots by Jon777 Apr 6, 2016 4:31 PM 3

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