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Iliamna bakeri (Malvaceae) (100x85,Z5,P,SC,3:4w) ..................................................... 60 seeds / $3.50 10132.14 (W) Shasta Co., CA, 4000ft, 1220m. Shrublets festooned with maple-like leaves and hundreds of lavender globe flowers. Photo

Iliamna grandiflora (Malvaceae) (100x45,Z5,P,SC,3:4w) ..................................................... 35 seeds / $4.00

 32749.57  (W) Bernalillo Co., NM, 10300ft, 3140m.  Vigorous Hollyhock-like bushes with large (over 2") lavender-pink flowers lining each stem by the hundreds. Magnificent in full bloom.

Iliamna rivularis (120x90,Z3,P,SC,1) .................................................................................... 50 seeds / $3.00

 74570.17  (W) Teton Co., WY, 6800ft, 2075m.  Stately, imposing specimens for the back of the border or as a garden focal point, these Hollyhock-like bushes display multitudes of satin cups along each stem in rich pink to pearly white hues.

Impatiens textori (Balsamaceae) (60x25, A, C, 1) ................................................................. 16 seeds / $2.50

 78374.04    Bushy-looking plants with typical ovate leaves and broad, pink flowers.  Japanese species.

Ipomoea leptophylla (Convolvulaceae) (60x120,Z4,P,SC,1) .......................................... 20 seeds / $4.00 54350.24 (W) Lincoln Co., CO, 5400ft, 1645m. Heavy, trailing stems bear shiny, lanceolate leaves and beautiful, violet-magenta funnel-flowers with a darker throat. Roots become massive with age and seedlings resent transplanting -- sow singly in deep pots or directly into the garden.   Photo

Ipomopsis globularis (Polemoniaceae) (12x8,Z3,B,L,4:6w) ................................................... 60 seeds / $3.50

 32562.27  (W) Park Co., CO, 11900ft, 3628m.  This choice biennial alpine displays very fragrant furry globes of pale lavender to cream. Tiny, basal-branching rosettes the first year. Endemic to the mountains of central Colorado.

Ipomopsis longiflora (22x16,Z5,B,L,3:6w) ............................................................................ 80 seeds / $3.00

 54738.16  (W) Santa Fe Co., NM, 6900ft, 2104m.   Numerous ghostly-blue flowers with long tubes.

Ipomopsis macombii (35x22,Z7,B,L,3:6w) ............................................................................ 60 seeds / $3.50

 56092.17  (W) Santa Cruz Co., AZ, 6500ft, 1982m.  Multiply-stemmed, glandular plants with linear leaves. The long-tubed flower trumpets are a beautiful shade of lavender-blue. In the wild, blooms in late summer.

Iris bracteata (Iridaceae) (35x30,Z6,P,C,4:8w) ............................................................. 50 seeds / $4.00 10748.32 (W) Josephine Co., OR, 3100ft, 945m. Beautiful, large yellow flowers, veined maroon, over broad foliage. Endemic to a small area near Takilma in southern Oregon. Photo

Iris bucharica (40x18, Z6, P, C, 4:8w) ………………………………...........…………….... 25 seeds / $4.00

 10892.04  Known as the Horned Iris because the leaves are grooved with a white horny margin.  The leaves are stacked in tiers with the cream and rich yellow, fragrant flowers emerging from every axil.

Iris chrysophylla (Iridaceae) (12x20,Z6,P,C,4:8w) ........................................................ 30 seeds / $4.00 12375.44 (W) Coos Co., OR, 2775ft, 846m. Clusters of basal flowers, cream with faint veining, usually with a gold splash on the falls.

Iris douglasiana (30x50,Z9,P,C,3:8w) ............................................................................. 80 seeds / $3.50 15691.32 (W) Curry Co., OR, 100ft, 33m. Flowers not seen but are usually in the blue to deep lavender shades, the falls with a yellow blotch over a network of dark veining. Seaside coastal areas. Photo

Iris ensata v. spontanea (Iridaceae) (40x25,Z5,P,C,4:8w) ....................................... 20 seeds / $3.50 33876.19 (W) Hida Region, Japan, 850m. A wild collection with deep blue flowers.

Iris innominata (Iridaceae) (12x16,Z6,P,C,4:8w) ........................................................... 70 seeds / $5.00 53858.24 (W) Josephine Co., OR, 2350ft, 716m. Perhaps the most desirable of the Pacific Coast Irises for rock gardens due to its diminuitive size. Grassy tufts bear several yellow flowers veined deep maroon on the falls. Blue/purple forms also exist but were not noted in this area. Photo

Iris macrosiphon (15x30,Z6,P,C,4:8w) ........................................................................... 70 seeds / $4.00 56093.24 (W) Del Norte Co., CA, 2360ft, 720m. Saw only a few late flowers in this population which were in the blue and lavender shades with a few paler forms. The blossoms have long perianth tubes over wide tufts of narrow leaves.

Iris missouriensis (40x40,Z5,P,L,4:12w) ............................................................................. 100 seeds / $3.50

 56556.37  (W) Bernalillo Co., NM, 10300ft, 3140m.  A robust population with numerous blue-violet flowers.

Iris missouriensis (Iridaceae) (60x50,Z5,P,C,4:12w) .................................................. 100 seeds / $3.50 56556.43 (W) Pennington Co., SD, 6900ft, 2104m. An especially robust population here with large blue flowers. Photo

Iris setosa ssp. canadensis (Iridaceae) (40x40,Z3,P,C,3:8W) ..................................... 40 seeds / $3.50 76358.01 Plum-blue flowers with a white spot at the base of the falls, all veined dark violet. Prefers acid soil.

Iris X tenax (Iridaceae) (20x30,Z6,P,C,4:8w) .................................................................. 90 seeds / $3.50 78342.13 (W) Coos Co., OR, 2080ft, 634m. A small disjunct population with characteristics of I. tenax and I. innominata and/or I. chrysophylla. Flowers are like I. tenax with veined, blue-purple falls blushed yellow with somewhat paler standards. Whole plant is smaller than typical I. tenax, the leaves somewhat grassy, intermediate between I. innominata and I. tenax. There is a large population of I. chrysophylla about a mile away and huge populations of I. innominata to the south, however, the blooming time of this hybrid population is definitely later, at least two to three weeks, so it doesn't appear to be the blue form of I. innominata.

Iris tenuissima (18x28,Z6,P,C,4:8w) ............................................................................. 30 seeds / $4.00 78338.24 (W) Trinity Co., CA, 4300ft, 1311m. The creamy flower parts are long and narrow with ruffled edges and a few purple veins.   Photo

Jamesia americana (Saxifragaceae) (150x50,Z4,P,L,2) ....................................................... 100 seeds / $3.50

 05636.18  (W) Larimer Co., CO, 8000ft, 2440m.  An attractive, deciduous shrub with exfoliating bark and crenate leaves green above, gray-tomentose underneath. Showy white flower clusters at the ends of the branches. Prefers part shade and peaty soil.   Photo

Juniperus deppeana (Cupressaceae) (550x300,Z6,P,SC,4:8w) ............................................. 30 seeds / $3.00

 15360.30  (W) Coconino Co., AZ, 7200ft, 2195m.  Alligator Juniper, so named because of its distinctive reptilian bark pattern.  This seed from one of the hardiest populations.

Kalmia microphylla (Ericaceae) (3x25,Z3,P,C,3:8w) ................................................. 1000 seeds / $3.50 56502.14 (W) Albany Co., WY, 10500ft, 3201m. Pendulous purple-pink flowers of porcelain are borne on low mats. Forms large colonies around boulders near glacial lakes.   Photo

Keckiella breviflora v. glabrisepala (Scrophulariaceae) (40x30, Z6, P, RL, 3:6w) .............. 100 seeds / $2.50

 10757.14  (W) Alpine Co., CA, 6600ft, 2012m.  A multi-stemmed subshrub with serrate leaves and panicles of bilabiate, whitish flowers, often pink to rose tinged.  On dry, rocky, SW-facing slopes.

Keckiella cordifolia (130x65,Z6,P,RL,3:8w) ....................................................................... 100 seeds / $3.50

 12765.10  (W) San Diego Co., CA, 4700ft, 1433m. 93-415 Arching sprays from a central woodstalk lined with cordate leaves and terminating in panicles of scarlet, bilabiate flowers.

Keckiella corymbosa (40x30, Z6, P, RL, 3:6w) ……………………….…………….......... 100 seeds / $3.00

 12764.14  (W) Siskiyou Co., CA, 1600ft, 488m.  From a woody base arch multiple stems, sleek with shiny, oblanceolate leaves, each terminating in compact panicles of hairy, deep red, lipped flowers.

Kelseya uniflora (Rosaceae) (3x24,Z3,P,L,4:6w) ......................................................... 50 seeds / $6.00 85852.24 (W) Johnson Co., WY, 8200ft, 2500m. The classic cushion -- literally welds itself to limestone outcroppings, preferring shady, vertical, and seemingly the most inaccessible crevices. Domes of tight rosettes produce pale to rose-pink blossoms. Slow-growing, a challenge for the patient. Germination erratic, hold flats at least 2 years.   Photo

Kirengeshoma palmata (Saxifragaceae) (100x45,Z5,P,L,3:16w) ............................................ 45 seeds / $3.00

 70144.08    Palmately-lobed leaves and cymes of showy, trumpet-shaped, yellow flowers.  From Japan.

Koeberlinia spinosa (Koeberliniaceae) (40x65, Z8, P, L, 2) ………...…………..............….. 25 seeds / $3.00

 76721.14  (W) El Paso Co., TX, 5200ft, 1585m. A formidable tangle of thorns with hundreds of thick, spine-tipped stems branching in every direction.  Tiny flowers are followed by black and red berries.

Koeleria macrantha (Poaceae) (70x20,Z4,P,L,1) ..................................................... 100 seeds / $3.00 56102.09 Produces lovely silvery-green seedhead spikes in early summer.

Kumlienia hystricula (Ranunculaceae) (10x12,Z7,P,L,3:8w) …………………............….... 100 seeds / $4.00

 35976.25  (W) Butte Co., CA, 1600ft, 488m.  Growing in near-vertical wet sheets of moss, this unusual Ranunculus relative has rosettes of lobed, rounded leaves and showy flowers consisting of white petaloid sepals and smaller yellowish sepals all surrounding a central cluster of stamens.

Laserpitium halleri (Apiaceae) (40x25,Z5,P,C,3:8w) ..................................................... 40 seeds / $3.00 35154.11 (W) Valais, Switzerland, 6900ft, 2100m. Beautiful clumps of finely-pinnate foliage bear umbels of white flowers in summer.

Laserpitium siler (Apiaceae) (80x40,Z5,P,C,4:12w) ..................................................... 30 seeds / $3.50 76554.14 (W) Tyrol, Mt. Patscherkofel, 2000m., Austria. A robust perennial herb with bipinnate leaves and large umbels of white, stellate flowers.

Lathyrus eucosmos (Fabaceae) (16x75,Z4,P,SC,3:6w) ......................................................... 30 seeds / $3.50

 28136.29  (W) Elbert Co., CO, 6200ft, 1890m.  Showy racemes of reddish-magenta pea-flowers.   Photo

Lavandula lanata (Lamiaceae) (80x75,Z9,P,L,3:8w) ..................................................... 70 seeds / $3.00 54158.03 "Woolly Lavender." A fun plant to grow -- has silvery-gray, woolly leaves and bears spikes of lilac flowers in late summer. Native to mountainous Spain.

Ledum glandulosum (Ericaceae) (45x75,Z4,P,L,3:8w) ......................................................... 100 seeds / $3.50

 32550.20  (W) Idaho Co., ID, 7400ft, 2256m.  Small shrubs with leathery, evergreen leaves fragrant of sandalwood. Terminal clusters of pure white flowers with protruding stamens.   Photo

Lepidium nanum (Brassicaceae) (2x16,Z4,P,L,1) ................................................................... 80 seeds / $4.00

 58158.20  (W) Nye Co., NV, 5200ft, 1585m.  Tiny sessile cream flowers stud rock-hard green cushions. On fine white ash deposits.   Photo

Leptodactylon californicum (Polemoniaceae) (90x55,Z6,P,L,2) ............................................. 50 seeds / $4.00

 12154.10  (W) Santa Barbara Co., CA, 1350ft, 410m.  Wiry stems of acicular leaves and masses of large, bright deep pink flowers with a white eye. Blooms in under a year from seed.

Lesquerella alpina (Brassicaceae) (5x8,Z5,P,L,3:6w) …………………………............….... 50 seeds / $3.00

 15470.11  (W) Garfield Co., UT, 8000ft, 2439m.  Dense tufts of linear, silvery-white leaves bear broad umbel-like clusters of yellow. On limestone hills.

Lesquerella alpina ssp. parvula (4x9, Z3, P, L, 3:6w) .......................................................... 60 seeds / $3.00

 15471.13  (W) Lake Co., CO, 9500ft, 2896m.  Compact buns of thread-like leaves bear short scapes of yellow flowers.  On subalpine, rocky slopes.

Lesquerella arizonica (2x7,Z5,P,L,2) .................................................................................... 70 seeds / $3.50

 07440.27  (W) Coconino Co., AZ, 6500ft, 1982m.   Very compact buns of gray linear leaves turn solid yellow in the spring.

Lesquerella intermedia (4x6,Z5,P,L,2) ……………………………………….........…….... 60 seeds / $3.50

 55878.15  (W) Emery Co., UT, 7000ft, 2134m.  Tufts of gray, long-spatulate leaves and yellow flowers.

Lesquerella ovalifolia (6x8, Z5, P, L, 3:4w) .......................................................................... 90 seeds / $3.00

 69015.14  (W) Fremont Co., CO, 4800ft, 1465m.  Intensely silver, oval leaves and racemes of yellow.

Lesquerella subumbellata (2x3,Z4,P,L,3:6w) ....................................................................... 70 seeds / $3.50

 85587.17  (W) Uintah Co., UT, 7550ft, 2302m.  Tiny silver-gray tufts with very short scapes of yellow flowers.

Leucophyllum frutescens (Scrophulariaceae) (150x120, Z7, P, L, 1) ………...................... 100 seeds / $2.50

 30758.14  (W) Doña Ana Co., NM, 4400ft, 1340m.  Eye-catching, silver-gray bushes are nearly everblooming and are especially colorful after rains.  The Penstemon-like blossoms are violet with white throats and gold speckles.  Used extensively in Chihuahuan Desert landscaping.

Lewisia brachycalyx (Portulacaceae) (4x9,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ........................................................ 80 seeds / $4.00

 10770.20  (W) Coconino Co., AZ, 7100ft, 2165m.  From flat rosettes of deep-green, spatulate leaves arise spectacular bouquets of bowl-shaped, sessile flowers. Normally pure white, there are some wonderful deep pink forms in this population. I've had two-year-old plants bloom but it takes up to 5 years to build a mature crown sporting dozens of blossoms. Summer dormant and deciduous.   Photo

Lewisia brachycalyx (4x9,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ................................................................................ 80 seeds / $4.00

 10750.90  (W) Washington Co., UT, 6150ft, 1875m.  This population has pure white flowers only.   Photo

Lewisia columbiana (16x18,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ............................................................................ 100 seeds / $3.50

 12750.20  (W) Chelan Co., WA, 5700ft, 1738m.  Rosettes of fleshy, oblanceolate leaves bear loose panicles of starry, pinkish-magenta flowers with darker stripes. On ridge crests of fractured basalt.    Photo

Lewisia columbiana v. wallowensis (Portulacaceae) (8x12,Z5,P,L,3:8w) .................. 100 seeds / $4.00 12753.12 (W) Idaho Co., ID, 7600ft, 2317m. A much dwarfer form here. Small rosettes bear myriad branching stems with hundreds of pale pink flowers. On metamorphic volcanic ridges near timberline.

Lewisia cotyledon (15x20,Z6,P,L,3:8w) .............................................................................. 100 seeds / $3.50

 12778.16  (W) Siskiyou Co., CA, 5100ft, 1555m.  The predominant form is white broadly striped deep pink.  However, many variations prevail here from solid deep pink to red and orange hues.

Lewisia cotyledon (Portulacaceae) (15x20,Z6,P,L,3:8w) ............................................. 100 seeds / $4.00 12778.24 (W) Josephine Co., OR, 6200ft, 1890m. The predominant form is white broadly striped deep pink. However, many variations prevail here from solid deep pink to red and orange hues. This population is near timberline and is found on S-facing volcanic outcrops as well as the N-facing slopes.

Lewisia cotyledon v. heckneri (28x24,Z6,P,L,3:8w) ............................................................. 30 seeds / $5.00

 12780.16  Ex cult. from original wild site Trinity Co., CA, 5380ft, 1640m.    A superb form with rosettes of large, serrated leaves. Spectacular inflorescences of pink to rose-pink. Originally on W-facing ledges of crumbling schist.  Hand-pollinated and protected to keep seed genetically pure.

Lewisia cotyledon v. howellii (26x24,Z7,P,L,3:8w) ................................................. 100 seeds / $4.50 12781.11 (W) Shasta Co., CA, 3125ft, 953m. Luxurious plants with long, undulate-margined leaves and numerous flower clusters of soft pink. Photo

Lewisia cotyledon v. purdyi (12x8,Z6,P,L,3:8w) ..................................................... 80 seeds / $4.00 12782.11 (W) Josephine Co., OR, 4700ft, 1433m. This form has rather tight rosettes of short, broadly obovate leaves, earning it the name "button rockrose." Deep pink to butter-yellow flowers. Photo

Lewisia leana (pink) (18x16,Z6,P,L,3:8w) ................................................................ 50 seeds / $4.00 54230.21 (W) Siskiyou Co., CA, 6050ft, 1845m. Acid-green rosettes of erect, quill-shaped leaves bear panicles of numerous small deep pink flowers. On N-facing outcrops of serpentine. Photo

Lewisia oppositifolia (Portulaceae) (12x15,Z6,P,L,3:8w) ............................................... 40 seeds / $4.00 77070.44 (W) Josephine Co., OR, 2400ft, 732m. From thick root-stumps sprout blunt-tipped, lance-shaped leaves and several 4"-6" stalks bearing numerous white, frilly flowers. In W-facing, serpentine soils.    Photo

Lewisia rediviva (Portulacaceae) (5x9,Z3,P,L,3:8w) ....................................................... 80 seeds / $4.00 74316.63 (W) Fremont Co., WY, 6500ft, 1982m. Wyoming has some of the best forms of this widespread taxon. Large, deep pink blossoms growing in pine duff over deep red sandstone. Photo

Lewisia rediviva (Portulacaceae) (5x9,Z3,P,L,3:8w) ...................................................... 80 seeds / $4.00 74316.74 (W) Carbon Co., WY, 8875ft, 2706m. Another population here with large, deep pink blossoms growing on gentle W-facing slopes at an even higher elevation (compared to collection (74316.63).

Lewisia rediviva v. minor (Portulacaceae) (5x7,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ..................................... 80 seeds / $4.00 74315.61 (W) Lander Co., NV, 7730ft, 2357m. A robust, isolated population growing on S-facing, fractured rhyolite. The photo shows a cluster of seed pods. Photo

Lewisia rediviva v. minor (3x5,Z5,P,L,3:8w) …………………………………............….... 90 seeds / $3.50

 74315.45  (W) Mono Co., CA, 8000ft, 2439m.  Dwarfer than the Nevada population but perhaps only because of the higher altitude.

Lewisia tweedyi (Portulacaceae) (20x20,Z6,P,L,4:8w) ..................................................... 45 seeds / $5.00 78932.82 (W) Chelan Co., WA, 1900ft, 580m. Considered the finest Lewisia. Some botanists regard this sp. worthy of its own genus given seed differences and its refusal to cross with other Lewisia spp. Broad, wavy, obovate leaves bear handfuls of pale pink, apricot or peach flowers, suffused with yellow, each over 2" in diameter. Germination erratic: hold flats at least 2 years. Photo

Liatris punctata (Asteraceae) (18x12,Z5,P,C,1) ........................................................... 40 seeds / $3.00 70959.23 (W) Elbert Co., CO, 6650ft, 2027m. Ubiquitous Prairie native with upright feathery spikes of purple-pink in late summer.

Ligularia soldanella (Asteraceae) (5x12,Z3,P,L,1) ........................................................ 40 seeds / $4.50 76754.33 (W) Summit Co., CO, 12600ft, 3841m. One of the best in the genus with succulent, dark beet-red to nearly black leaves. Short-scaped flowers with wide yellow petals. W-facing steep screes. Photo

Lilium bolanderi (Liliaceae) (35x15,Z6,P,C,5) ............................................................. 20 seeds / $6.00 10756.24 (W) Josephine Co., OR, 4300ft, 1311m. One of the most regal of all lilies with several trumpets deep reddish-orange to reddish-purple, heavily speckled, atop 1 to 2 foot stems, whorled with thick, textured leaves. Very choice. As usual, quantities are limited.

Lilium bolanderi (Liliaceae) (35x15,Z6,P,C,5) ............................................................. 20 seeds / $6.00 10756.34 (W) Josephine Co., OR, 1700ft, 518m. This seed from another population at a lower elevation. Quantities limited.Photo

Lilium canadense (Liliaceae) (120x30,Z6,P,C,5) .......................................................... 45 seeds / $4.00 12158.04 Lovely pendant , yellow flowers with maroon-speckled petals and orange-flushed reverses. Photo

Lilium columbianum (Liliaceae) (50x18,Z5,P,C,5) .......................................................... 100 seeds / $4.00 12755.22 (W) Jefferson Co., WA, 5375ft, 1638m. A dwarf form with reflexed, nodding orange flowers, speckled reddish, as full-sized as on the normal (taller) forms.

Lilium formosanum (160x30,Z6,P,EC,5) .......................................................................... 80 seeds / $4.00 30773.03 This "giant form" bears several white lilies up to 10 inches long atop tall stems clothed in linear leaves. Easy from seed, can bloom within 1-2 years of sowing.

Lilium formosanum v. pricei (Liliaceae) (35x20,Z5,P,C,5) ............................................. 40 seeds / $5.00 30774.01 Grass-like clumps with several 6" violet-streaked, white trumpets, spicily fragrant. Wonderful native of alpine Taiwan.

Lilium washingtonianum (120x30,Z5,P,C,5) …….............................…………………….... 40 seeds / $4.00

 92176.15  (W) Siskiyou Co., CA, 4750ft, 1448m.  Magnificent long and narrow white trumpets of heavy substance and powerful fragrance. On S-facing, dry volcanic slopes.   Photo

Lilium washingtonianum ssp. purpurascens (120x30,Z5,P,C,5) ................................ 40 seeds / $4.00 92177.14 (W) Lane Co., OR, 3025ft, 922m. Distinguished from the typical form by a distinct tendency for the flowers to turn pinkish-purple shades as they fade.

Linaria purpurea (Scrophulariaceae) (40x18, Z5, P, L, 1) ………………………................ 100 seeds / $2.50

 70974.03  From clumps of linear, glaucous leaves erupt dense racemes of innumerable purple-violet flowers with curved spurs.

Linum kingii (Linaceae) (7x10,Z5,P,GL,3:6w) ....................................................................... 50 seeds / $4.00

 52558.38  (W) Fremont Co., WY, 6700ft, 2042m.  Highly ornamental, powder-blue, spiraling foliage sprouts heads of lemon yellow flowers with helicopter-like petals. Loves calcareous soils.

Linum rigidum (10x12,A,C,3:6w) ........................................................................................ 100 seeds / $3.00

 74532.27  (W) Baca Co., CO, 5100ft, 1555m.  Attractive and long-blooming annuals which appeared by the millions in southeast Colorado in the spring of 2007, turning whole fields apricot.   Photo

Linum viscosum (20x15,Z4,P,C,1) …………………………………………........................ 45 seeds / $3.00

 90576.06     Whorled, viscid leaves on upright stems bedecked with saucers of deep lavender-pink.   Photo

Lobelia sessiliflora (Lobeliaceae) (75x18,Z5,P,L,3:6w) ......................................................... 40 seeds / $3.00

 76376.09    Spikes lined with numerous tri-lobed, blue flowers.  Japan.

Lobivia aurea ssp. leucomalla (Cactaceae) (14x8,Z5b,P,L,2) ...................................... 40 seeds / $3.00 08752.02 Thompson cult., ex Argentina. JRT041 Single stems with fine white, hair-like stems. Giant bright yellow flowers.

Loeseliastrum matthewsii (Polemoniaceae) (4x10, A, L, 3:6w) ….............……………….. 100 seeds / $2.00

 56178.15  (W) Inyo Co., CA, 4600ft, 1400m.  Lavender-pink fls with white bands / maroon splotches.

Lomatium columbianum (Apiaceae) (90x50,Z7,P,C,3:8w) ............................................ 30 seeds / $4.00 12756.43 (W) Klickitat Co., WA, 400ft, 122m. Huge mounds of blue, dissected, glaucous foliage carry umbels of red to deep pink flowers very early in the spring, followed by enormous fruit. On basalt. Photo

Lomatium dissectum v. multifidum (100x65,Z4,P,C,4:8w) .................................................. 30 seeds / $3.00

 15591.46  (W) Custer Co., ID, 6000ft, 1829m.   Impressive plants with expansive, feathery, emerald-green leaves and broad umbels of deep purplish flowers. This is the hardiest population yet found.

Lomatium grayi (Apiaceae) (15x15,Z5,P,C,4:8w) .......................................................... 30 seeds / $3.50 32750.52 (W) Lincoln Co., ID, 4800ft, 1463m. Very finely dissected, aromatic foliage, with the finest segments lying in different planes, giving rise to a three-dimensional effect. Yellow umbels. Photo

Lomatium macrocarpum (Apiaceae) (12x14,Z6,P,C,4:8w) ............................................ 40 seeds / $3.50 56113.23 (W) Chelan Co., WA, 5700ft, 1738m. Large white umbels over finely pinnate gray leaves.

Lotus mearnsii (Fabaceae) (5x24,Z5,P,SC,1) ........................................................................ 40 seeds / $4.00

 56217.10  (W) Navajo Co., AZ, 6200ft, 1890m.  Endemic to a restricted area of Arizona is this outstanding silver mat-former. Gorgeous masses of butter yellow and peach-pink pea-flowers cover the plants in late spring.

Luetkea pectinata (Rosaceae) (9x60,Z6,P,L,1) .............................................................. 100 seeds / $3.50 70312.43 (W) Yakima Co., WA, 5500ft, 1677m. The mossy-looking rosettes form extensive, bright-green carpets on the forest floor up to 30 feet across. Short spikes of creamy-yellow flowers.

Lupinus arizonicus (45x20,A,SC,1) ......................................................................... 70 seeds / $3.00 07459.10 (W) San Diego Co., CA, 650ft, 198m. This annual produces several stems of pink to magenta flowers over semi-succulent foliage. Photo

Lupinus caespitosus (Fabaceae) (7x10,Z4,P,SC,1) ....................................................... 30 seeds / $4.50 12049.13 (W) Grand Co., CO, 8950ft, 2730m. (=L. lepidus ssp. caespitosus.) Very short spikes of sky-blue flowers on compact plants. On S-facing embankments of granite gravel.

Lychnis alpina (Caryophyllaceae) (14x16,Z4,P,L,3:4w) ......................................................... 40 seeds / $3.00

 15472.06    Ex Austria.   Leafy tufts bear many compact heads of deep pink to purple-pink flowers.

Lychnis miqueliana (55x25, Z5, P, L, 3:6w) ….............................……………............…..... 40 seeds / $3.00

 56572.14  Plants bear several stems clothed in ovate leaves and heads of numerous apricot flowers.

Lygodesmia grandiflora (Asteraceae) (12x10,Z5,P,C,3:6w) ....................................... 25 seeds / $3.50 32775.13 (W) Mesa Co., CO, 5080ft, 1549m. Large pink flowers with notched petal tips over skeleton foliage. Photo

Lysichiton americanum (Araceae) (65x70,Z6,P,C,3:6w) ............................................. 30 seeds / $3.50 05637.22 (W) Clackamas Co., OR, 1700ft, 518m. Huge obovate leaves arranged like a "Bird's Nest fern" with lemon yellow spathes enclosing an ill-smelling spadix of yellow-green flowers. Found in or near boggy areas.

Macronema discoideum (Asteraceae) (35x35,Z3,P,C,2) ....................................................... 40 seeds / $3.00

 15586.27  (W) Lake Co., CO, 10800ft, 3293m.  Small shrubs of fragrant foliage (faintly of cinnamon) are topped with creamy heads resembling shaving brushes in late summer.

Mahonia fremontii (Berberidaceae) (150x90,Z5,P,C,2) ............................................. 30 seeds / $3.50 30755.32 (W) Grand Co., UT, 4134ft, 1260m. Attractive bushes covered with blue-green, holly-like leaves. Yellow flower clusters are followed by drooping, purplish to reddish, papery fruits. Bases of sandstone cliffs.

Maihuenia poeppigii (Cactaceae) (6x60, Z6, P, GL, 4:6w) ……………………............….... 50 seeds / $4.00

 70638.11  (W) Volcán Antuco, VIII Reg., Chile, 5500ft, 1677m.  Prickly mats with white spines and small finger-like, terete leaves.  Yellow flowers appear in summer and are followed by egg-like capsules.

Malacothamnus fremontii (Malvaceae) (80x40,Z6,P,SC,1) ……………..............……….... 40 seeds / $3.50

 30753.25  (W) Tulare Co., CA, 6500ft, 1982m.  A deciduous subshrub with ovate, white-felted leaves, giving an overall gray-green cast to the plants. Hundreds of pale purple flowers line the stems.

Mammillaria heyderi (Cactaceae) (6x10,Z6,P,L,2) ……….....................................……...... 40 seeds / $3.00

 35308.15  (W) Kent Co., TX, 1800ft, 550m. JRT4181  Flat stems about 4" round. Short, typical yellow or red spines with dark tips. Creamy, pink-tinted flowers in rings with mid-stripes, followed by bright red fruits.

Mammillaria heyderi (6x10,Z6,P,L,2) .................................................................................. 40 seeds / $3.50

 35308.29  (W) Mitchell Co., TX. JRT4184  Golden-yellow spines in this population.

Mammillaria heyderi v. nova (4x6,Z6,P,L,2) ……………………...........……………….... 30 seeds / $4.00

 35309.17  (W) Wichita Co., TX, 1000ft, 305m. JRT4182  Flat stems only 3" or less in diameter but with much longer spines than usual. The radials are 7/16" long and the centrals are 5/16" long, in a wine-red color. Creamy white, pink-tinged flowers with mid-stripes. Likely a new variant. Limited.

Mammillaria lasiacantha (6x5,Z7,P,GL,3:4w) .................................................................... 40 seeds / $3.50 54187.12 (W) Terrell Co., TX, 4300ft, 1311m. JRT4183 Single stems with white, soft, feathery spines. Pinkish-white, candy-striped flowers in rings.

Mammillaria meiacantha (2x15, Z6, P, L, 2) ........................................................................ 90 seeds / $3.00

 56251.10  (W) Eddy Co., NM, 5750ft, 1753m.  Flat bodies with prominent tubercles bearing pink flowers followed by red fruits.

Mammillaria meiacantha (15x8,Z6,P,L,2) ………………………………………................ 40 seeds / $3.00

 56251.25  (W) Pecos Co., TX, 3200ft, 976m. JRT4191  Giant stems over 6" in diameter by 3" tall. Metallic-hued flowers often in double rings, white with tannish mid-stripes, followed by reddish-purple fruits.

Mammillaria meiacantha (4x8,Z6,P,L,2) ……………………………….............………..... 40 seeds / $3.00

 56251.35  (W) San Miguel Co., NM, 4000ft, 1220m. JRT5191  Nice blue-green-tinted stems about 4" in diameter. Flowers and fruits like 56251.25.

Mammillaria meridiorosei (Cactaceae) (8x4,Z7,P,L,2) ......................................................... 40 seeds / $3.00

 56384.29  Ex Hidalgo Co., NM, (Thompson). DC531  Densely-spined, small barrels / nice pink to purple flowers.

Mammillaria mystax (Cactaceae) (20x10,Z8,P,GL,2) ................................................. 40 seeds / $3.00 56978.02 Thompson cult., ex Hidalgo, MX. JRT042 Sphaerical stems elongating in time with white, brown-tipped spines. Very woolly inner stem and crown. Purplish-pink flowers in rings with red fruits.

Mammillaria spinosissima (30x12,Z8,P,GL,2) ............................................................. 40 seeds / $3.00 76733.02 Thompson cult., ex Hidalgo, MX. JRT043 "Big Red." Columnar, dark bluish-green stems with dark red spines. Small reddish-pink to purple flowers in rings with green to pinkish fruit.

Maurandya acerifolia (Scrophulariaceae) (2x24, Z8, P, L, 1) …………...............………..... 80 seeds / $3.00

 01238.11  (W) Maricopa Co., AZ, 2900ft, 884m.  Scalloped, hairy, maple-shaped leaves bear 3/4” long, tubular white flowers, shading to pale yellow in the throat.  On E-facing cliffs of rhyolite.

Maurandya wislizenii (100x60, Z7, P, L, 3:6w) …………………………………................ 40 seeds / $3.00

 92586.14  (W) Socorro Co., NM, 4800ft, 1463m.  Vines with sagittate leaves, striking 1” soft blue flowers.

Meconopsis aff. horridula (Papaveraceae) (40x25,Z4,B,L,1) ..................................... 100 seeds / $3.50 35783.13 (W) Waha Mtn., China. Bristly rosettes bolt in summer displaying racemes of dark blue poppy-flowers.

Melampodium leucanthum (Asteraceae) (14x22,Z5,P,C,1) ............................................ 50 seeds / $3.50 54292.24 (W) Fremont Co., CO, 5500ft, 1677m. "Blackfoot Daisy." Pure white Zinnia-like blossoms on symmetrical mounds nearly all summer. Excellent for hot, dry sites. Enjoys limey soils. Photo

Mentzelia involucrata (Loasaceae) (9x15,A,L,1) .................................................................. 50 seeds / $3.00

 56890.10  (W) San Diego Co., CA, 1300ft, 396m.  A desert annual with bristly leaves and large, pearly flowers of ghostly beauty.   Photo

 

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