JACOB'S LADDER
Polemonium reptans

Plant Family............ Polemoniaceae (Phlox)
Leaf Arrangement... Alternate Pinnately Compound
Bloom date............. April
Plant Height.... 2 Feet
Habitat............ Rich Moist Woods
Flower Color... Light Blue
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DESCRIPTION

Jacob's Ladder is a perennial plant that grows in a bunch to about 1 1/2 feet tall. The leaves are pinately compound, with the leaflets arranged like steps of a ladder, giving the plant its name. The leaflets are elliptical and about 2 inches long. The flowers have five light blue petals with five protruding white anthers.



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