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Calochortus albus (Liliaceae) (20x14,Z6,P,C,3:8w) ........................................................ 70 seeds / $3.50 07410.29 (W) Mariposa Co., CA, 2100ft, 640m. Translucent, pearly-white, pendant lanterns grace numerous stems with lanceolate foliage. Photo

Calochortus amabilis (Liliaceae) (15x15,Z7,P,C,3:8w) ................................................. 30 seeds / $4.00 05603.24 (W) Lake Co., CA, 2175ft, 663m. Golden-yellow, pendant lanterns with ciliate petals. The sepals are similar but without the cilia. Serpentine soils. Photo

Calochortus clavatus (15x8,Z7,P,C,3:8w) ....................................................................... 80 seeds / $3.50 12544.10 (W) Santa Barabara Co., CA, 3000ft, 915m. Deep yellow bowls with a squiggly reddish line delineating the throat area with numerous hairs. Late blooming.

Calochortus eurycarpus (55x10,Z5,P,C,3:6w) ...................................................................... 70 seeds / $3.50

 28751.18  (W) Wasington Co., ID, 3250ft, 991m.  Bowls of cream with purple patches above the nectaries. Growing in volcanic loam.

Calochortus gunnisonii (26x10,Z4,P,C,3:6w) ................................................................ 60 seeds / $4.00 32878.81 (W) Mesa Co., CO, 10300ft, 3140m. Elegant bowls of cream to pale lavender with purple to green arches and a dense covering of yellow hairs on the glands. On E-facing, subalpine, volcanic outcrops.   Photo1   Photo2

Calochortus nuttallii (pink form) (20x8,Z4,P,C,3:6w) .......................................................... 90 seeds / $3.50

 58898.20  (W) Grand Co., UT, 5200ft, 1585m.  Lovely rose-pink forms predominate in this population.   Photo

Calochortus nuttallii (white form) (20x8,Z4,P,C,3:6w) .............................................. 100 seeds / $3.50 58899.33 (W) Mesa Co., CO, 5080ft, 1549m. Creamy-white flowers here, with bright brown-maroon crescents above the nectaries. Growing in rocky clay. Photo

Caltha biflora v. rotundifolia (Ranunculaceae) (55x25,Z6,P,L,3:8w) ................................... 100 seeds / $3.50

 10451.10  (W) Jackson Co., OR, 6600ft, 2012m.  Large, roundish leaves with crenulate margins and white flowers on tall scapes. This extra-robust population grows on S-facing, wet, alpine meadows.

Caltha leptosepala (Ranunculaceae) (10x12,Z3,P,L,3:8w) ............................................. 80 seeds / $3.50 54290.23 (W) Idaho Co., ID, 7430ft, 2265m. Shining, snow white flowers with a boss of yellow stamens over ovate leaves. Early alpine bloomer in vernally moist meadows.

Calylophus hartwegii ssp. fendleri (Onagraceae) (24x20,Z5,P,L,2) ………................…….. 60 seeds / $3.50

 35095.35  (W) Grant Co., NM, 5200ft, 1585m.  A very showy perennial of myriad upright stems covered with large deep yellow to orange-yellow flowers.   Photo

Calylophus lavandulifolius (Onagraceae) (9x12,Z4,P,L,2) ............................................ 45 seeds / $4.00 54110.63 (W) Weld Co., CO, 5200ft, 1585m. The long-tubed, square yellow flowers seem huge against the dark green tufts in late spring. Growing in a sandy gypsum-clay substrate. Photo

Calylophus serrulatus (20x14, Z4, P, L, 2) ……………....................................................... 50 seeds / $3.00

 76294.13  (W) Elbert Co., CO, 6600ft, 2012m.  Reddish foliage with deep yellow blossoms from orange buds. Found sporadically across the Plains.

Calylophus tubicula (18x24,Z7,P,L,2) ……………………………………............………... 40 seeds / $3.50

 78830.25  (W) Eddy Co., NM, 3100ft, 945m.  Dense herbaceous shrublets of wiry stems bearing yellow flowers with very long 1"+ tubes. Much like C. serrulatus on steroids.

Camassia cusickii (Liliaceae) (45x35,Z6,P,C,3:12w) ............................................................. 70 seeds / $3.50

 12896.18  (W) Wallowa Co., OR, 5700ft, 1738m.  Each fountain of long folded leaves produces a raceme packed with starry, ice-blue-lilac flowers. This high altitude population should prove very hardy. Note: it is important to keep flats at 40F. for another 2 months after germination in order for the seedlings to develop properly.

Camassia leichtlinii (Liliaceae) (80x28,Z6,P,C,3:12w) ................................................ 100 seeds / $3.00 54243.13 (W) Douglas Co., OR, 950ft, 290m. White flowers with pale blue stripes on the outside of the petals. Photo

Camassia quamash (Liliaceae) (40x22,Z6,P,C,3:12w) ......................................................... 100 seeds / $2.50

 72807.16  (W) Douglas Co., OR, 1510ft, 460m.   A decidedly dwarf population here of short, Eremurus-like spires in pale to violet-blue. Growing on a steep, stony, serpentine slope.

Camassia quamash (24x7,Z3,P,C,3:12w) ...................................................................... 100 seeds / $3.50 72807.23 (W) Lewis and Clark Co., MT, 6350ft, 1936m. The shortest spikes of blue here, the smallest form I have ever seen, growing in a subalpine meadow. Definitely hardy.

Camissonia claviformis (Onagraceae) (16x12,A,L,1) ............................................ 100 seeds / $3.00 12543.11 (W) Imperial Co., CA, 0ft. An attractive desert annual with red-brown-eyed, four-petalled, white flowers in several racemic clusters. Photo

Campanula coriacea (Campanulaceae) (15x12,Z5,P,L,3:8w) …............................………..... 70 seeds / $3.50

 12695.05  Ex Turkey, 2200m.   Dense tufts of leathery, ovate, coarsely-toothed, pubescent leaves with nice panicles of lilac-blue bell-flowers. Choice.

Campanula lanata (Campanulaceae) (18x42,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ........................................... 100 seeds / $3.50 54079.03 Dense tufts of velvety, serrated foliage which erupt into numerous semi-trailing stems covered with large creamy bell-flowers.

Campanula rotundifolia (8x5,Z3,P,L,3:4w) ………………………...............……………... 100 seeds / $3.00

 74698.25  (W) Gilpin Co., CO, 10800ft, 3292m.  A dwarf alpine race with dainty clear blue bells but will probably grow considerably larger under garden conditions.

Campanula scabrella (Campanulaceae) (4x6,Z4,P,L,2) ............................................... 100 seeds / $4.00 76122.22 (W) Siskiyou Co., CA, 8900ft, 2713m. Individual gray-green rosettes bear several upturned bells variable in color from purple and lavender to very pale shades. Does not form mats.

Campanula thyrsoides (40x25,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ................................................................ 100 seeds / $3.00 78361.13 (W) Tyrol, Mt. Patscherkofel, 2000m., Austria. Hundreds of pale creamy-yellow flowers are densely-packed into a single spike erupting from a hairy rosette.

Campsis radicans (Bignoniaceae) (150x120,Z5,P,C,1) ........................................................... 40 seeds / $3.00

 74035.19  (W) Hidalgo Co., NM, 4000ft, 1220m.  Apparently escaped from cultivation, I found a large clump of vines succeeding quite well under extremely arid conditions in a vacant lot.  Flowers not seen but are probably the typical long, reddish-orange, tubular flowers.

Carnegia gigantea (Cactaceae) (500x200, Z10, P, L, 1) ………………………................. 100 seeds / $2.50

 32452.17  (W) Pima Co., AZ, 4200ft, 1280m.  "Saguaro."  Large waxy creamy flowers followed by red fruit. Takes about 60 to 70 years to start developing the “arms.”

Carpenteria californica (Philadelphaceae) (300x220,Z7,P,L,3:6w) ………...........……….... 100 seeds / $4.00

 12075.45  (W) Fresno Co., CA, 3200ft, 976m.  Small trees with narrowly-elliptical, glossy-green, leathery leaves, tomentose below and beautiful, snow-white, fragrant, poppy-like flowers. Infrequent on steep hillsides of the western Sierra Nevada foothills. Spectacular in full bloom.   Photo

Cassiope mertensiana (Ericaceae) (12x20,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ............................................ 100 seeds / $4.00 56295.13 (W) Yakima Co., WA, 5500ft, 1677m. Delicate square stems of tiny overlapping leaves bear nodding, urn-shaped flowers of white porcelain. Photo

Castilleja angustifolia (Scrophulariaceae) (16x12,Z4,P,RL3:6w) ......................................... 100 seeds / $3.50

 07832.18  (W) Butte Co., ID, 6800ft, 2073m.  A spring-blooming sp. with gorgeous flower spikes in various purple, plum or pink shades.  On alluvial plains of gravelly, loamy soils.   Photo1   Photo2

Castilleja chromosa (Scrophulariaceae) (28x15,Z5,P,RL,3:6w) ............................................ 100 seeds / $3.50

 12363.38  (W) Mesa Co., CO, 4800ft, 1463m.  The typical, more upright form here but with the same fiery-red flower spikes as C. scabrida.  On dry hills of sandy clay.

Castilleja covilleana (Scrophulariaceae) (14x18,Z3,P,RL,3:6w) ........................................... 100 seeds / $3.50

 12710.18  (W) Blaine Co., ID, 7200ft, 2195m.  Dark, finely-cut foliage and scarlet inflorescences glow like hot coals against its native scoria.

Castilleja haydenii (9x10,Z3,P,RL,3:6w) ……………………..............…………............... 100 seeds / $4.00

 35098.17  (W) Custer Co., CO, 12300ft, 3750m.   A beautiful alpine dwarf with finely-shredded flowers in dense spikes of various deep rosy-pink-lavender hues.   Photo

Castilleja integra (Scrophulariaceae) (12x16,Z4,P,RL,3:6w) ...................................... 100 seeds / $3.50 47879.13 (W) Elbert Co., CO, 6650ft, 2027m. Brilliant orange-scarlet flower spikes illuminate the Plains in late spring. Photo

Castilleja parvula v. parvula (9x10,Z4,P,RL,3:8w) ............................................................. 100 seeds / $3.50

 70096.20  (W) Beaver Co., UT, 11100ft, 3384m.  Multiple stems compared to the next variety with the same deep rose to magenta flower spikes over hairy, viscid foliage. On volcanic alpine slopes.

Castilleja rhexifolia (30x20,Z3,P,RL,3:4w) ......................................................................... 100 seeds / $3.50

 74354.18  (W) Big Horn Co., WY, 9400ft, 2866m.  Brilliant rosy-pink spikes cover alpine slopes.   Photo

Castilleja scabrida (Scropulariaceae) (9x15,Z4,P,RL,3:6w) ............................................ 100 seeds / $4.50 76137.64 (W) Montrose Co., CO, 5400ft, 1646m. Dwarf tufts with greatly incised foliage and brilliant crimson flowers. Growing on sandstone ledges. A showpiece of the Colorado Plateau. Photo

Castilleja sessiliflora (12x8,Z4,P,RL,3:4w) ......................................................................... 100 seeds / $3.00

 76296.10  (W) Elbert Co., CO, 6650ft, 2030m.  Unique tricolor flower spikes of pink, cream and green.    Photo

Ceanothus cordulatus (Rhamnaceae) (120x120,Z6,P,SC,4:8w) .................................... 90 seeds / $4.00 12699.14 (W) Trinity Co., CA, 4275ft, 1303m. A thorny shrub with blue-gray stems and blue-green leaves which bears masses of cream flowers in late spring.

Ceanothus pumilus (Rhamnaceae) (4x30,Z6,P,SC,4:8w) ............................................... 60 seeds / $5.00 70876.12 (W) Josephine Co., OR, 1700ft, 518m. Compact racemes of ghostly blue, whitish or pale lavender flowers on absolutely prostrate mats of rounded, blunt-toothed leaves. Photo1   Photo2

Centaurium calycosum (Gentianaceae) (12x15,A,L,2) ……………………..........………... 100 seeds / $3.00

 12074.55  (W) Eddy Co., NM, 2975ft, 907m.  Though an annual, this sp. is definitely worth growing for its masses of saturated pink-lilac, saucer flowers. Very long-blooming and drought-resistant.

Cercis occidentalis (Fabaceae) (250x110, Z6, P, SC, 3:6w) .................................................. 40 seeds / $2.50

 63212.24  (W) Shasta Co., CA, 3500ft, 1067m.  These handsome small trees with heart-shaped leaves are smothered with purple-pink pea-flowers in early spring followed by masses of flat pods.

Cercocarpus betuloides (Rosaceae) (180x180,Z6,P,C,2) ......................................... 40 seeds / $3.50 10298.11 (W) Tuolumne Co., CA, 5400ft, 1646m. Attractive shrubs covered with birch-like leaves and fuzzy, long-tailed seed plumes.

Chaenactis alpina (Asteraceae) (8x10,Z3,P,L,3:6w) ................................................. 40 seeds / $3.50 07470.21 (W) Park Co., CO, 12000ft, 3692m. Attractive compact clumps of silvery-gray, incised rosettes with cream to pale pink, pin-cushion flowers in summer. W-facing alpine scree slopes.

Chaenorrhinum glareosum (Scrophulariaceae) (8x20, Z5, P, L, 1) ...................................... 100 seeds / $3.00

 32542.13  Tufts of ovate leaves bear prostrate racemes of violet-lilac flowers with a yellow palate.

Chamaebatiaria millefolium (Rosaceae) (100x120,Z5,P,L,1) ……………….............…..... 100 seeds / $3.00

 56474.25  (W) Butte Co., ID, 5600ft, 1707m.  Very attractive bushes of finely-dissected leaves topped with white flower spikes resemble an Achillea on steroids. Growing on old lava flows.

Chasmatophyllum musculinum (Aizoaceae) (4x20,Z7,P,L,1) ................................................. 40 seeds / $2.50

 56896.09    Mats of succulent green leaves bear yellow flowers in abundance.

Chilopsis linearis (Bignoniaceae) (350x250,Z6,P,C,1) ................................................... 30 seeds / $3.50 54478.34 (W) San Miguel Co., NM, 4200ft, 1280m. JRT5711 Solid pink flowers with darker magenta spots. Hardiest population known.

Chilopsis linearis (Bignoniaceae) (180x150,Z7,P,C,1) ........................................................... 30 seeds / $3.00

 54478.27  (W) Doña Ana Co., NM, 4400ft, 1341m.  "Desert Orchid." A small tree with long, thin leaves and large, orchid-like, pink-to-white blossoms reminiscent of the Catalpa.

Chimaphila umbellata (Ericaceae) (12x10,Z5,P,L,3:6w) ........................................... 1000 seeds / $3.50 87612.43 (W) Kittitas Co., WA, 4800ft, 1463m. "Western Prince's Pine." Whorled leathery leaves are crowned with a nodding raceme of pink flowers.

Chionophila jamesii (Scrophulariaceae) (6x9,Z3,P,RL,3:8w) .......................................... 90 seeds / $3.50 50076.34 (W) Park Co., CO, 13100ft, 3994m. A Penstemon relative with short but densely-packed, arching spikes of flattened creamy yellow flowers over tufts of narrow leaves which turn maroon-brown with the onset of cold weather. On gentle N-facing alpine slopes.

Cistus creticus (Cistaceae) (75x80,Z9,P,L,3:8w) .................................................................. 100 seeds / $3.50

 12745.10  (W) Mariposa Co., CA, 2700ft, 823m.  Not native to California, a small colony has naturalized itself in the Sierran foothills. Small shrubs covered with brilliant, silky, crinkled blossoms of pink to purple, flaunting a prominent boss of stamens.   Photo

Clarkia concinna (Onagraceae) (10x12,A,L,1) ............................................................ 100 seeds / $3.50 12678.13 (W) Lake Co., CA, 2175ft, 663m. Bright, hot-pink flowers on branching, skeleton plants with a few lanceolate leaves. Photo

Claytonia megarhiza (Portulacaceae) (4x12,Z3,P,L,4:8w) ............................................. 40 seeds / $5.00 56252.13 (W) Park Co., CO, 12700ft, 3872m. Prostrate, succulent, roundish-spatulate leaves form rosettes above a massive rootstalk with horizontal racemes of white to pale pink flowers, often darkly veined.   Photo

Clematis columbiana (Ranunculaceae) (14x40,Z5,P,C,5) .............................................. 50 seeds / $4.00 12674.73 (W) Pennington Co., SD, 6900ft, 2104m. Extra robust form here on the limestone outcrops in the Black Hills. Deep blue to purple-blue flowers held high above the divided foliage. Photo

Clematis columbiana (blue/pink) (Ranunculaceae) (12x26,Z5,P,C,5) .................................... 50 seeds / $5.00

 12674.63  (W) Chelan Co., WA, 5700ft, 1738m.  Though predominantly a blue-flowered population, many individual plants sport pink flowers, along with many intermediate shades. On N-facing slopes of loam derived from fractured basalt and pine duff.   Photo   Photo2    Photo3    Photo4

Clematis heracleifolia (90x75,Z5,P,L,5) ............................................................................... 75 seeds / $3.00

 35294.07    A bushy, non-climbing, herbaceous perennial which bears large, thrice-divided, toothed leaves and lavender-blue, 3/4" scented flowers in rings around the upper axils.

Clematis hirsutissima (Ranunculaceae) (45x25,Z5,P,C,5) ......................................... 50 seeds / $4.00 35470.51 (W) Mesa Co., CO, 10300ft, 3140m. Extra robust population here on the high points of the Grand Mesa. Growing in basaltic soil.

Clematis hirsutissima (26x12,Z5,P,C,5) ........................................................................ 50 seeds / $4.00 35470.13 (W) Sheridan Co., WY, 7500ft, 2287m. Another great population here, slightly smaller than the Colorado population. On an E-facing, gravelly limestone slope.

Clematis stans (80x40, Z5, P, RL, 3:8w) ............................................................................... 30 seeds / $3.00

 76782.14  (W) Hida Reg., Japan, 750m.  Large panicles of pale purple-blue bells, the outside white-tomentose.

Clematis terniflora (500x200,Z5,P,C,5) ............................................................................... 20 seeds / $3.50

 78296.17  (W) Mino Reg., Japan, 262ft, 80m.  Vigorous vines with starry, fragrant, white flowers.

Clementsia rhodantha (Crassulaceae) (20x7,Z3,P,L,1) ....................................................... 100 seeds / $3.00

 74358.47  (W) Park Co., CO, 11900ft, 3628m.  Spiky inflorescences of pale rose-pink flowers.

Codonopsis lanceolata (Campanulaceae) (150x15,Z6,P,C,3:8w) ................................... 20 seeds / $4.00 54080.04 One of the best in the genus with large pendant bells on twining vines reaching several feet. The flowers are deep maroon with a wide throat of greenish-yellow speckled maroon. Photo

Collomia debilis v. debilis (Polemoniaceae) (8x30,Z3,P,L,4:8w) ................................. 50 seeds / $5.00 15230.13 (W) Sublette Co., WY, 9250ft, 2820m. Decumbent creeper with sticky, dark green foliage and deep rose-magenta trumpets nearly all summer. Sprouts from metamorphic volcanic screes. A top-rate rock garden perennial.   Photo

Coluteocarpus vesicaria (Brassicaceae) (8x10,Z5,P,L,3:6w) .......................................... 40 seeds / $3.50 90296.11 (W) Palandoken, Turkey, 9180ft, 2800m. Caespitose rosettes bearing several stems each with capitate racemes of pale pink to white flowers. Beautiful rock garden plant.

Coreopsis gigantea (Asteraceae) (150x40,Z10,P,C,1) ........................................................... 50 seeds / $3.50

 32453.20  (W) Ventura Co., CA, 350ft, 107m.  Succulent, pinnate leaves sprout on top of a massive trunk, appearing like a living fossil from ancient times.  Numerous cymes of myriad yellow daisy-flowers early in spring.  Endemic to a few locales along the Californian coast.   Photo

Corydalis caseana ssp. brandegei (Fumariaceae) (150x80,Z3,P,L,4:12w) ................. 90 seeds / $4.50 12097.14 (W) Gunnison Co., CO, 10000ft., 3048m. Definitely for the specimen border - lush and succulent, pinnatifid foliage and huge racemes of cream to pale pink pea-like blossoms. Typically about 4 feet tall, I measured some at over 7 feet (21dm). Prefers somewhat moist conditions. Seed refrigerated, sow immediately upon receipt.   Photo

Coryphantha andreae (Cactaceae) (14x7,Z8,P,L,3:4w) .............................................. 30 seeds / $4.00 07815.02 Thompson cult., ex Varacruz, MX. TC033 Single deep green, compressed stem with woolly crowns. Short grayish-yellow, brown-tipped spines. Narrow light yellow flowers and green fruits. Limited.

Coryphantha echinus (Cactaceae) (10x8,Z5,P,L,2) ....................................................... 40 seeds / $3.50 23235.19 (W) Pecos Co., TX, 3500ft, 1067m. JRT4151 Bright white spines with long, single, straight centrals thick enough to obscure the stems. Rather large yellow flowers.

Coryphantha echinus (Cactaceae) (10x7,Z5,P,L,2) ........................................................ 40 seeds / $3.50 23235.22 (W) Howard Co., TX, 3800ft, 1158m. JRT4152 Single stems with straw-colored spines. Few if any central spines on this form. Large bright yellow flowers.

Coryphantha macromeris (22x60,Z5,P,L,3:6w) ............................................................. 30 seeds / $3.00 56033.21 (W) Pecos Co., TX. JRT4161 Big, flabby, nippled stems 3" around that clump with time into mounds over two feet across. Light purple blossoms with ciliated petals.

Coryphantha sulcata (Cactaceae) (10x8,Z5,P,L,2) ......................................................... 30 seeds / $3.50 76874.01 Ex Thompson cult. TC032 Multi-clumping stems with white spines. Large, bright yellow flowers with deep red throats.

Cotoneaster nebrodensis (Rosaceae) (180x110,Z4,P,C,3:12w) ................................... 30 seeds / $3.50 58230.13 (W) Rila Mts., Bulgaria. Shrubs with elliptical leaves, tomentose underneath, bearing clusters of bright red berries in autumn.

Cryptantha caespitosa (Boraginaceae) (10x16,Z5,P,L,3:6w) ................................................. 40 seeds / $5.00

 12036.18  (W) Fremont Co., WY, 6700ft, 2043m.  Forms mounded cushions of bristly, gray leaves. Two or three dozen short, dense spikes of white flowers arch from mature cushions. Grows on hills of tuffaceous mud/sandstone.

Cryptantha compacta (4x9,Z5,P,L,2) .................................................................................... 40 seeds / $5.00

 12676.10  (W) Millard Co., UT, 5700ft, 1738m.  Spikes of white, yellow-centered flowers above bristly, grayish buns.  On limestone flats. One of the choicest and most compact in the genus.

Cryptantha humilis v. nana (5x12,Z5,P,L,3:6w) .................................................................... 35 seeds / $4.00

 35876.17  (W) Montrose Co., CO, 6900ft, 2104m.  Caespitose silver-gray tufts of hairy leaves bear flat-topped inflorescences of rather densely-packed white flowers.

Cryptantha johnstonii (18x10,Z5,P,L,2) ……………………………….........……………... 50 seeds / $3.50

 50655.35  (W) Emery Co., UT, 6900ft, 2104m.  Large white flowers with yellow fornices from swollen, hairy calyxes over silvery tufts. A showy species from the San Rafael Swell in sandy clay soil.

Cryptantha paradoxa (6x10,Z5,P,C,2) ………………………………………..........…….... 40 seeds / $4.00

 70094.15  (W) Montrose Co., CO, 5500ft, 1675m.  Tufts of green, spatulate leaves produce masses of intensely-fragrant, white, yellow-throated, waxy blossoms. Endemic to gypsiferous clay in the Paradox Valley of western Colorado. One of the best in the genus.   Photo

Cusickiella quadricostata (Brassicaceae) (3x16,Z5,P,L,3:8w) …....................…...........….... 35 seeds / $4.00

 72803.15  (W) Mono Co., CA, 8500ft, 2591m.  (= Draba quadricostata.) One of the best and most caespitose cushions of the Sierra Nevadas, comprised of hundreds of tiny, gray-green rosettes, sometimes spanning 12" or more. Short racemes of pale yellow are borne in early summer.

Cylindropuntia imbricata (Cactaceae) (180x90,Z4,P,SC,4:6w) ………………............…..... 50 seeds / $3.00

 47610.26  (W) Fremont Co., CO, 6200ft, 1890m.   Our prevalent cholla, magenta to violet blossoms.

Cylindropuntia whipplei (30x60,Z5,P,SC,4:6w) .................................................................... 50 seeds / $3.00

 92357.26  (W) Archuleta Co., CO, 6400ft, 1951m.   Low, dense clumps of cylindrical stems covered with sheathed spines. The brilliant chartreuse flowers appear in early summer.

Cymopterus aboriginum (Apiaceae) (6x15,Z6,P,C,4:8w) ………………………..........….... 40 seeds / $4.00

 01069.15  (W) Mono Co., CA, 6400ft, 1950m.  Gorgeous gray-green mounds of very ferny, thrice-pinnatifid foliage of heavy substance. White fruiting clusters on short scapes. On N-facing carbonates.

Cymopterus acaulis v. fendleri (Apiaceae) (7x16,Z5,P,C,4:8w) ................................. 50 seeds / $3.50 01219.14 (W) Grand Co., UT, 4400ft, 1342m. Bright yellow umbels over stiff, glossy-green, pinnatifid folage. Growing in pink sand.   Photo

Cymopterus bulbosus (Apiaceae) (8x12,Z4,P,RC,4:8w) ............................................... 70 seeds / $3.50 70542.13 (W) Mesa Co., CO, 5080ft, 1549m. Attractive flower heads of purple to maroon surrounded by white bracts. Large, undulating seed clusters and blue-green, lacy foliage. Photo1   Photo2

Cymopterus duchesnensis (14x12,Z5,P,C,4:8w) ………………………………….............. 40 seeds / $3.50

 15832.15  (W) Uintah Co., UT, 5500ft, 1677m.  From clumps of celery-like leaves emerge bright yellow flowers in the spring, followed by eye-catching, corrugated seed heads. Uinta Basin endemic.

Cymopterus longilobus (Apiaceae) (16x15,Z3,P,L,4:12w) .................................................... 60 seeds / $3.50

 54678.48  (W) Park Co., WY, 8000ft, 2439m.  Glossy, waxy, intensely anise-scented foliage, Yellow umbels.  On fractured limestone.

Cymopterus megacephalus (6x24, Z5, P, L, 4:12w) ............................................................. 85 seeds / $3.50

 56253.15  (W) Coconino Co., AZ, 6100ft, 1860m.  From waxy, gray-green, dissected foliage arises a few globular flower heads which mature to fruit literally the size of golf balls.

Cymopterus montanus (Apiaceae) (5x10,Z5,P,C,4:8w) ................................................. 40 seeds / $3.50 56678.39 (W) Grand Co., CO, 7800ft, 2378m. Flowers not seen here but are probably yellow.

Cymopterus planosus (Apiaceae) (6x14,Z4,P,C,4:8w) ................................................... 70 seeds / $4.00 80540.13 (W) Garfield Co., CO, 7700ft, 2348m. Heads of reddish-maroon flowers nestled in gray-green tufts of laciniate foliage. Growing in basaltic loam. Photo

Cymopterus sessiliflorus (10x18,Z4,P,C,4:8w) .................................................................... 70 seeds / $3.50 10745.18  (W) Fremont Co., WY, 6400ft, 1951m.  Was listed as Cymopterus sp. novum. Known from three other states, this population represents its first occurrence for Wyoming. Dark green, pinnatifid leaves in dense tufts sprout from a massive rhizomatous network.  Small heads of yellow flowers. Growing on red loamy sandstone.   Photo

 

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