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Abronia fragrans (Nyctaginaceae) (15x12,Z5,P,C,3:4w) ....................................................... 30 seeds / $3.50

 30740.30  (W) Emery Co., UT, 4850ft, 1478m.  Masses of white starburst flower clusters on spreading, prostrate plants with succulent, gray, rounded leaves.  Blooms continuously all summer. In pink sand.

Abronia nana (10x12,Z5,P,C,3:6w) ....................................................................................... 30 seeds / $4.00

 58060.10  (W) Emery Co., UT, 6600ft, 2012m.  Tight clusters of round, succulent, gray leaves.  Typical white star-burst flowers on short scapes. On W-facing hills of sandy clay.

Abronia villosa v. aurita (Nyctaginaceae) (26x80,A,C,3:6w) ...................................... 18 seeds / $3.50 90455.10 (W) Riverside Co., CA, 4500ft, 1372m. Umbels of intense violet-magenta emerge seemingly by the hundreds on rambling, sticky herbage.

Adenophora pereskiaefolia v. uryuensis (Campanulaceae) (30x16,Z5,P,L,3:6w) ................. 40 seeds / $3.00

 70275.06    A Japanese species with whorled, cordate leaves and dense racemes of pale blue flowers, somewhat more urceolate than the typical bell shape.

Adenophora remotiflora (70x35,Z5,P,L,3:6w) …...........................………………............... 75 seeds / $3.00

 74256.05    Long, ovate leaves and large panicles of many bell-shaped blue flowers over an inch long.

Adenophora taquetii (10x22,Z4,P,L,3:6w) ............................................................................ 50 seeds / $3.50

 78072.07   Rosettes of toothed leaves spread sideways until hundreds of upright blue flowers burst into bloom midsummer. A lovely and rare Korean native.

Adenophora triphylla v. hakusanensis (35x20, Z5, P, L, 3:6w) ............................................ 80 seeds / $2.50

 78745.13  This alpine form has ovate, toothed leaves in whorls and produces panicles densely packed with pale violet-blue flowers.

Aethionema armena (Brassicaceae) (8x12, Z4, P, C, 2) ........................................................ 90 seeds / $2.50

 07456.15  Compact clumps of blue-green sport short spikes of pinkish-lavender in early summer.

Aethionema capitatum (8x15,Z4,P,L,2) ................................................................................ 45 seeds / $3.00

 12070.06     Compact mounds of myriad stems covered with green-blue, fir-like leaves are buried with spikes of light pink flowers in the spring.

Agastache cana (80x40, Z4, P, L, 1) ..................................................................................... 90 seeds / $2.50

 12058.04  Sweet-minty foliage and brilliant purplish-rose flower masses.

Agastache micrantha (80x30, Z6, P, L, 1) ............................................................................. 80 seeds / $2.50

 56412.09  Ex Doña Ana Co., NM 4500 - 9000ft.  Plants are intensely mint-scented, bearing spikes of tiny flowers with prominent green calyxes.

Agastache pallidiflora (50x24, Z4, P, L, 1) ........................................................................... 30 seeds / $3.00

 70054.14  (W) Manzano Mtns, NM, 9000ft, 2743m. Fragrant seed heads, flowers unseen, should be pink to rose.

Agastache pringlei (80x40, Z7, P, L, 1) ............................................................................... 100 seeds / $2.50

 70744.06  Ex Chihuahua, MX, 7000ft.   Long spikes of soft lavender-pink flowers.  Intensely scented.

Agastache rugosa ‘Heronswood Strain’  (90x40, Z6, P, L, 1) .............................................. 50 seeds / $3.00

 74832.04  A vast improvement over the species, forming strong clumps of semi-glossy foliage with a stronger mint fragrance.  Deep blue spikes appear from mid-summer into fall.  Originated in Korea.

Agave avellanidens (Agavaceae) (60x75,Z10,P,C,2) ............................................................ 30 seeds / $3.00

 09025.16  (W) Rosarito, Baja, MX.  Fierce, broad teeth along the leaf margins rendering an undulate appearance.

Agave bovicornuta (30x35,Z10,P,C,2) .................................................................................. 30 seeds / $3.00

 10690.16    Big, reddish, cow-horn teeth on light green rosettes, the new center leaves with a satiny sheen.

Agave celsii v. albicans (26x30,Z10,P,C,2) .......................................................................... 30 seeds / $3.00

 12254.16  (W) Tuzanapa, Hidalgo, MX.   Beautiful ghostly-white, glaucous rosettes of wide leaves.

Agave chrysantha () (50x70, Z8, P, C, 2) ……………………..............….…...... 50 seeds / $2.50

 12357.16  (W) Gila Co., AZ, 4100ft, 1250m.  Grayish-green, succulent rosettes with huge branched inflorescences of golden yellow, up to 20 feet tall (61 dm).

Agave cupreata (18x50, Z9, P, C, 2) …………………………………………….......…...... 30 seeds / $3.00

 12870.13  (W) Morelia, Michoacan, MX.   Beautiful shiny rosettes, strongly bud-imprinted with copper-colored teeth.

Agave difformis (40x50,Z10,P,C,2) ...................................................................................... 30 seeds / $3.00

 15430.16  (W) El Tephe, Hidalgo, MX.    Stiff green rosettes of long leaves with sinuous margins.

Agave gracilipes (25x35, Z7, P, C, 2) ................................................................................... 55 seeds / $3.00

 32741.10  (W) Eddy Co., NM, 5750ft, 1753m.  Essentially a dwarf form of A. neomexicana.  Grayish-green rosettes which bloom in late summer.

Agave impressa (20x25,Z10,P,C,2) ...................................................................................... 20 seeds / $4.00

 45670.16  (W) Escuinapa, MX.    Symmetrical rosettes of thick leaves distinctively bud-imprinted.

Agave lechuguilla (36x30,Z5,P,C,2) ..................................................................................... 40 seeds / $3.00

 54212.37  (W) Brewster Co., TX, 4900ft, 1494m.  Narrow dagger stems with dark, etched patterning. This collection, from the Glass Mtns, is probably one of the hardiest populations.

Agave macroculmis (50x60,Z8,P,C,2) .................................................................................. 20 seeds / $5.00

 56013.16  (W) Conceptión del Oro, MX, 3000m.   A high montane sp. in Mexico with formidable teeth on very rigid, broad, long-pointed leaves.

Agave mckelveyana (14x24, Z7, P, C, 2) …………………………………………............. 70 seeds / $2.50

 56125.18  (W) Yavapai Co., AZ, 4600ft, 1402m.  A dwarf species whose closest relative is A. deserti simplex.  Slender, few-flowered panicles of yellow, hardly 7 or 8 feet tall.

Agave neomexicana (30x45, Z7, P, C, 2) .............................................................................. 50 seeds / $3.00

 58266.10  (W) Eddy Co., NM, 5200ft, 1585m.   Superlative rosettes of glaucous gray.

Agave obscura (50x60,Z8,P,C,2) ........................................................................................... 30 seeds / $3.00

 61076.19  (W) Perote, VC, MX. Small rosettes heavily armed with teeth.  Dark reddish flowers.

Agave palmeri (50x70,Z8,P,C,2) ........................................................................................... 60 seeds / $2.50

 70056.16  (W) Cochise Co., AZ, 5100ft, 1555m.  Pale or glaucous green, lightly-banded rosettes with rows of short teeth.

Agave parryi (30x50, Z6, P, C, 2) ………………………………………………................. 90 seeds / $3.00

 70074.13  (W) Coconino Co., AZ, 6800ft, 2073m. ............................................... 8 g. (1000+ seeds) / $12.00

The hardiest population I've found, in coniferous forests near Flagstaff, which experiences considerable wind and cold with drifting and blowing snow during the winter.  Rosettes of silver-gray.

Agave polyacantha v. xalapensis (60x50,Z10,P,C,2) ........................................................... 30 seeds / $3.00

 70655.16  (W) Las Vigas, MX.     Glaucous, yellowish-green rosettes with fine rows of reddish-brown teeth.

Agave sobria (50x60,Z9,P,C,2) ............................................................................................. 30 seeds / $3.00

 76610.16  (W) Santa Rosalia, BCS.    Attractive glaucous-gray rosettes with conspicuous dark bands.

Agave titanota (14x45,Z9,P,C,2) ........................................................................................... 30 seeds / $3.00

 78478.19  (W) Rancho Tambor, Oaxaca, MX.   Stunning rosettes in glaucous, alabaster white.

Agave toumeyana (10x22, Z7, P, C, 2) ............................................................................... 100 seeds / $2.50

 78685.18  (W) Maricopa Co., AZ, 3500ft, 1067m.    Dense, thickly-clustering, filiferous rosettes.

Agave utahensis v. eborispina (20x30, Z7, P, C, 2) …………………………............…... 100 seeds / $3.00

 87804.11  (W) Clark Co., NV, 4000ft, 1220m.  Long (2" - 4") apical spines and short, blunt, ivory teeth on the leaves.  Compact, clustering rosettes.

Akebia quinata (Lardizabalaceae) (300x120,Z6,P,C,5) .......................................................... 25 seeds / $3.50

 72845.15  (W) Hida Reg., Japan, 750m.   A beautiful, deciduous, woody climber of five-fingered, palmate leaves. The light purple flowers have cupped petals and are borne separately, but on the same vine (monoecious). The 1-1/2” female flowers are on the lower part of the racemes, with the smaller male flowers higher up. The dark purple to brown, oblong fruit is about 2"-3" long.

Akebia trifoliata (Lardizabalaceae) (300x120,Z6,P,C,5) ........................................................ 20 seeds / $3.00

 78820.08  Ex cult. Japan.  Similar to A. quinata but with tri-fingered, undulating and toothed foliage. Smaller flowers but larger fruit over 5" (12 cm) long, typically deep blue-purple.

Aletes humilis (Apiaceae) (3x12,Z4,P,C,4:12w) ..................................................................... 40 seeds / $5.00

 35856.18  (W) Boulder Co., CO, 8500ft, 2590m.  Mounding buns of cut aromatic foliage cover themselves with yellow button flowers.  Similar to Shoshonea pulvinata, but with larger leaves.  Endemic to Colorado.   Photo

Allium acuminatum (Liliaceae) (20x6,Z5,C,L,3:8w) ..................................................... 100 seeds / $3.50 01285.28 (W) Wallowa Co., OR, 4600ft, 1402m. Bright violet-lavender heads about 2 inches in diameter here clambering on the canyon walls of Hells Canyon.

Allium amplectens (Liliaceae) (16x16,Z6,P,C,3:8w) ................................................... 70 seeds / $3.50 05671.12 (W) Josephine Co., OR, 1400ft, 427m. Multiple heads of starry, pale pink florets on reddish stems. Frequents the stony red soils of the Illinois Valley. Photo

Allium atrorubens v. cristatum (Liliaceae) (4x8,Z6,P,C,3:8w) .................................. 30 seeds / $3.50 07871.10 (W) Inyo Co., CA, 5700ft, 1738m. Pale pink umbels lying on the granite sands of the Mojave Desert.

Allium bisceptrum (12x10,Z5,P,C,3:8w) .................................................................... 30 seeds / $3.50 10476.15 (W) Mono Co., CA, 8500ft, 2591m. Flowers not seen here but this is the only Allium reported from this area. Flowers should be rosy-purple.

Allium brandegei (8x10,Z4,P,L,3:8w) .................................................................................... 75 seeds / $4.00

 10744.18  (W) Owyhee Co., ID, 5800ft, 1768m.  Over a few curling, wide leaves are borne several 2-inch-wide heads of white to pink flowers.  Growing in fractured basalt loam.   Photo

Allium karataviense (28x20,Z5,P,C,3:8w) ............................................................................ 40 seeds / $3.50

 52075.07    Over two long and wide, gray-blue leaves erupt stout stems bearing globular heads of lavender-gray flowers. Handsome sp. from Turkestan.

Allium obtusum v. obtusum (4x12,Z5,P,C,3:8w) ...................................................... 70 seeds / $4.00 61091.11 (W) Mendocino Co., CA, 5900ft, 1800m. A higher-altitude version of A. cratericola. Multiple pale pink / white sessile umbels nest atop a few channeled leaves. Outstanding. Photo

Allium parvum (5x7,Z4,P,L,3:6w) ................................................................................. 50 seeds / $3.00 30456.18 (W) Blaine Co., 6700ft, 2043m. The tiniest Allium with heads of violet. Was listed as Allium sp. (Galena, ID).

Allium siskiyouense (5x9,Z5,P,C,3:8w) ................................................................... 70 seeds / $4.00 76476.41 (W) Siskiyou Co., CA, 6100ft, 1860m. Sessile umbels of deep rose-pink to magenta flowers over two narrow, falcate leaves. This endemic to northern Calif. and S. Oregon is a dwarf version of A. falcifolium growing on high serpentine ridge crests. Photo

Allium tribracteatum (2x6,Z7,P,C,3:8w) ................................................................. 50 seeds / $4.00 78763.11 (W) Tuolumne Co., CA, 5400ft, 1646m. An exceptionally dwarf Allium with pale pink to purplish-pink flowers in small heads. Best effect en masse.

Aloe longistyla (Liliaceae) (14x10,Z11,P,C,2) …………………………..........…………….. 20 seeds / $3.50

 54658.05    Heavily-spined rosettes with comparatively huge racemes of coral to salmon flowers.

Aloinopsis schooneesii (6x10, Z9, P, L, 1) ……………………………………….…........... 50 seeds / $3.00

 76124.14  Plants resemble cobblestones.  Small midline-striped flowers.

Aloinopsis thudichumii (5x9, Z9, P, L, 1) ………………………………………….............. 50 seeds / $3.00

 78358.10  (= Deilanthe). Ex Sutherland.  Tongues of smooth, velvety, greenish-blue leaves and large lemon flowers.

Aloinopsis villetii (white form) (3x8, Z6, P, L, 1) ……………………………….................. 70 seeds / $3.00

 90454.00  Ex Nelswerwe, Loeriesfontein.  Stunning miniature covered with white tubercles.  Clear yellow flowers.

Aloinopsis aff. villetii (Aizoaceae) (3x18,Z6,P,L,1) ................................................................ 30 seeds / $3.00

 90456.09  Ex Middlepos, Northern Cape Province, RSA.   Outstanding mats of cupped, upright leaves covered with bright yellow, white-eyed flowers. Original plants growing on a high, very cold plateau of the Great Karoo; possibly a new species.

Alyssum propinquum (Brassicaceae) (6x24, Z5, P, L, 3:4w) .................................................. 75 seeds / $3.50

 70746.13  (W) Turkey, Ala Dag, 2100m.  Dwarf gray-green cushions explode into compact racemes of yellow in the spring.  Nice Turkish native.

Amsonia hubrichtii (80x20, Z5, P, C, 3:8w) ........................................................................... 20 seeds / $3.00

 35810.16  This Ozark native has steel blue flowers and thready foliage which turns to a golden color in the fall.

Amsonia jonesii (40x40, Z5, P, L, 3:8w) ................................................................................ 50 seeds / $3.00

 50659.35  (W) Mohave Co., AZ, 4950ft, 1509m.  Mature specimens bear 50 to 100 upright stems with ovate-lanceolate leaves of a deep, soft green.  Heads of pale blue, long-tubed flowers.

Amsonia jonesii (50x60,Z4,P,L,3:8w) ……………………….………………………........... 55 seeds / $3.50

 50659.25  (W) Duchesne Co., UT, 6100ft, 1860m.  This seed from a new population in the Uintah Basin. The plants here are larger, more robust and have wider, more elliptical leaves than the following (which we have offered for years.)

Amsonia peeblesii (50x50,Z5,P,C,3:6w) ................................................................................ 15 seeds / $4.50

 70221.70  (W) Coconino Co., AZ, 4700ft, 1433m.  Mature plants are bright green due to the shining narrow leaves on scores of stems from a woody crown. The corolla lobes are white shading to tubes of purple. Infrequently found only on red sandstone Moenkopi formation.

Amsonia tabernaemontana v. salicifolia (70x60,Z4,C,3:8w) ……………............................ 20 seeds / $3.50

 78011.06     A clumping perennial with willow-like leaves and numerous pyramidal clusters of large, pale-blue, star-like flowers with white throats. An Ozark native.

Amsonia tomentosa (Apocynaceae) (35x50,Z5,P,C,1) .................................................. 40 seeds / $4.00 78656.14 (W) Garfield Co., UT, 4750ft, 1450m. Multitudes of decumbent stems radiate from a central rootstalk clothed with linear, silvery-haired leaves. Basal clusters of pale-blue, tubular flowers appear in late spring. Growing in pink sand.

Anelsonia eurycarpa (Brassicaceae) (5x5, Z3, P, L, 3:6w) .................................................... 10 seeds / $4.00

 28749.14  (W) Custer Co., ID, 9800ft, 2988m.  A Draba cousin with hairy rosettes and white flowers.  The fruits are relatively huge, often over 1” long which split at the bottom and resemble a flying Dutchman’s hat.  Infrequent dweller of limestone screes.

Anemone baldensis (Ranunculaceae) (18x12,Z6,P,L,3:6w) ........................................ 40 seeds / $3.50 10054.11 (W) Dolomites, Italy, 7200ft, 2200m. Finely-lobed tufts sprout numerous white-petalled flowers, sometimes tinged pale pink or violet.

Anemone drummondii (Ranunculaceae) (6x10,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ................................... 100 seeds / $4.00 15748.41 (W) Mono Co., CA, 9650ft, 2942m. Exquisite, multi-petaled white flowers, colored glacial blue on the petal reverses, erupt early in spring over dwarf mounds of dissected, hairy foliage.

Anemone occidentalis (Ranunculaceae) (40x15, Z4, P, C, 3:8w) ………………................... 90 seeds / $3.50

 61213.35  (W) Jackson Co., OR, 7500ft, 2287m.  Bold clumps of laciniate foliage produce bowl-shaped creamy flowers.  Silky seedheads like woolly mops 3" to 4" long. On steep, N-facing slopes.

Anemone oregana (Ranunculaceae) (18x15,Z6,C,4:8w) .............................................. 40 seeds / $6.00 67423.13 (W) Chelan Co., WA, 2950ft, 900m. Gorgeous sky-blue to deep-blue flowers over palmately-divided leaves, each segment with small teeth. In the shade of conifers on volcanic loam. Photo1   Photo2

Anemone tuberosa (20x8,Z7,P,C,3:8w) ................................................................................ 50 seeds / $3.50

 78810.10  (W) Maricopa Co., AZ, 2300ft, 701m.  Flowers not seen here but are typically in cream to pink shades over lacy foliage.

Aquilegia alpina (Ranunculaceae) (40x26, Z5, P, L, 3:6w) ..................................................... 30 seeds / $3.00

 05473.13  Large, bright blue, nodding flowers over biternate leaves.  From the European Alps.

Aquilegia amaliae (Ranunculaceae) (25x14, Z5, P, L, 3:6w) .................................................. 55 seeds / $3.00

 05605.13  Biternate leaves, hairy underneath, with nodding flowers whose sepals are pale violet and the sepals white.  Uncommon species from the Balkans.

Aquilegia atrovinosa (Ranunculaceae) (28x24,Z5,P,L,3:6w) .................................................. 30 seeds / $4.00

 07874.07    Nodding, very dark purple flowers over blue-green foliage.  From Japan.

Aquilegia caerulea v. ochroleuca (40x30,Z3,P,L,3:4w) ...................................................... 100 seeds / $3.00

 12027.20  (W) Iron Co., UT, 11050ft, 3369m.  Large, pure white, long-spurred flowers.  On volcanic rock.

Aquilegia chaplinei (25x14, Z6, P, L, 3:6w) ……………………………………….........….. 90 seeds / $3.00

 12350.14   (W) Eddy Co., NM, 5000ft, 1524m.  Essentially a dwarfer and more delicate form of Aquilegia chrysantha.  Butter-yellow, straight-spurred flowers grace lacy foliage near seeps and waterfalls in the Chihuahuan Desert.

Aquilegia chrysantha (50x35,Z4,P,L,3:4w) ........................................................................... 80 seeds / $3.00

 12358.26  (W) Graham Co., AZ, 8500ft, 2591m.   Floriferous, robust globes of cut foliage covered with solid goldfinch-yellow flowers.  Growing in the dappled shade of white firs at an even higher location than our previously-offered New Mexico population.

Aquilegia eximia (75x45, Z5, P, L, 3:6w) .............................................................................. 60 seeds / $2.50

 29445.14  (W) Siskiyou Co., CA, 5900ft, 1800m.  Robust, viscid plants bearing red and yellow flowers (not seen but reported from this area.)  On a rocky E-facing slope of serpentine.

Aquilegia flabellata v. pumila fl. pl. (15x12,Z4,P,L,3:4w) .............................................. 40 seeds / $4.00 30539.00 Blue and white semi-double flowers over waxy, blue-green, fan-shaped leaves. From Japan.

Aquilegia flabellata v. pumila 'Rosea' (15x12,Z4,P,L,3:4w) .......................................... 40 seeds / $4.00 30540.00 Lovely rosy-pink and cream flowers adorn dwarf tufts of waxy, blue-green leaves. From Japan.

Aquilegia formosa (60x30,Z5,P,L,3:6w) …………………………………………............... 90 seeds / $3.00

 30674.25  (W) Tulare Co., CA, 8500ft, 2591m.  A vigorous form here with numerous, well-branched stems and many red flowers with short, straight spurs. Near a seep in the southern Sierra Nevadas.

Aquilegia laramiensis (Ranunculaceae) (16x12,Z4,P,L,3:4w) ......................................... 50 seeds / $4.50 54074.14 (W) Albany Co., WY, 7650ft, 2332m. A rare species endemic to the Laramie Peak area, with pretty, dainty white flowers. Grows on shaded ledges of granite. Photo

Aquilegia saximontana (Ranunculaceae) (8x15,Z3,P,L,3:6w) ...................................... 20 seeds / $4.50 76094.15 (W) Boulder Co., CO, 11300ft, 3445m. Blue and white flowers with short spurs over blue-green tufts. Grows in sheltered areas between and under large granite rocks. A rare endemic of the Front Range in Colorado. Limited quantities this year. Photo

Aquilegia scopulorum (10x10,Z4,P,GL,3:6w) ........................................................................ 35 seeds / $4.00

 76128.19  (W) Garfield Co., UT, 8000ft, 2439m.  Superb dwarf blue foliage combined with numerous short stems bearing spurred flowers in a consistent sky blue contrast beautifully with its native habitat of the pink Claron limestone formation.   Photo

Aquilegiascopulorum (Ranunculaceae) (12x15,Z4,P,GL,3:6w) .................................. 60 seeds / $5.00 76128.31 (W) Piute Co., UT, 10950ft, 3338m. Beautiful dwarf with tight, glaucous, gray-green foliage and large, long-spurred, bi-colored flowers of blue and white. On E-facing screes of dolomite. Photo

Arabis lemmonii (Brassicaceae) (7x12,Z4,P,L,3:6w) ....................................................... 90 seeds / $4.00 54258.13 (W) Park Co., WY, 10780ft, 3286m. (= Boechera lemmonii.) "The pink Draba." Rosettes of thin, spatulate leaves bear short sprays of pink flowers. On very steep, S-facing granite screes.   Photo

Arctostaphylos pungens (180x120,Z6,P,SC,4:8w) ............................................................... 90 seeds / $3.50

 70858.29  (W) Washington Co., UT, 4800ft, 1465m.  Similar to A. patula but about twice as tall and more heat and drought tolerant.   Photo

Arctous rubra (Ericaceae) (7x22,Z4,P,L,4:12w) ..................................................................... 12 seeds / $5.00

 74811.18  (W) Park Co., WY, 6600ft, 2012m.  (= Arctostaphylos alpina ssp. rubra.)  A disjunct population in a swamp in the Absaroka Mtns. Tufts of veined leaves grow on mossy hummocks, turning bright red in autumn. Deep red berries from small greenish-white, urn-shaped flowers.   Photo

Arisaema amurense (45x35, Z5, P, C, 4:8w) …................………………….…...........…….. 7 seeds / $4.00

 05687.14  A Russian species with 5 large leaflets and greenish-purple spathes with paler stripes.

Arisaema flavum (Araceae) (30x12,Z4,P,C,4:8w) ……................................…….........….... 15 seeds / $4.00

 30541.05     Small greenish-yellow flowers and palmate leaves. Bone hardy species from China.

Arisaema japonicum (Araceae) (80x40,Z5,P,C,4:8w) ............................................... 20 seeds / $5.00 50070.30 (W) Mino Region, Japan, 70m. From a thick, underground tuber sprouts a single, huge, palmately-divided leaf. Flowers are borne on a club-shaped spadix surrounded by a dark-colored spathe all overhung by a very long tapering blade.

Arisaema japonicum v. atropurpureum (80x40,Z5,P,C,4:8w) .................................. 20 seeds / $7.00 50071.10 (W) Sapporo, Japan, 20m. Very dark purple spathes.

Arisaema urashima (50x40,Z6,P,C,4:8w) ............................................................................. 20 seeds / $5.00

 87407.28  (W) Tanabe, Kii Peninsula, Japan, 120m.  Over a solitary palmate leaf sprouts a bronze-purple spathe with a long, tail-like tip arching over the spadix.

Arisaema yamatense v. sugimotoi (75x40,Z5,P,C,4:8w) ...................................................... 20 seeds / $5.00

 96056.28  (W) Hida Region (Gifu Pref.), Japan, 360m.  This "Dragonroot" sprouts two huge palmate leaves from an underground tuber and a single flower atop a tall stem.  The spathe is green with a very long acuminate blade, yellowish inside and densely papillose.

Artemisia frigida (15x30, Z3, P, L, 1) ................................................................................. 100 seeds / $1.50

 30744.15  (W) Sublette Co., WY, 7000ft, 2135m.  Condensed mats of incised silver-gray.

Artemisia pedatifida (10x16,Z5,P,L,1) ................................................................................... 90 seeds / $4.00

 70216.18  (W) Johnson Co., WY, 4750ft, 1448m.  Choice, dwarf, matted subshrubs only a couple of inches high with thready, bluish-gray leaves and short spikes of non-descript flowers.

Asarum caudatum (Aristolochiaceae) (6x20,Z6,P,L,4:12w) ...................................... 30 seeds / $4.00 12081.11 (W) Linn Co., OR, 4600ft, 1402m. Unmarbled, deep green leaves with sparse, short hairs and fragrant of ginger spice. Maroon flowers with long tapering lobes.

Asarum hartwegii (Aristolochiaceae) (12x30,Z6,P,L,4:12w) ......................................... 60 seeds / $5.00 35074.32 (W) Siskiyou Co., CA, 5170ft, 1576m. For Cyclamen lovers, this "Wild Ginger" is a must. The large, lush, evergreen leaves are generously veined with silver. Maroon-striped, basal flowers with short tapering lobes. In the shade of conifers at the highest elevation I have ever seen for this species. Photo1   Photo2

Asclepias arenaria (Asclepiadaceae) (20x16,Z5,P,C,3:6w) ................................................... 30 seeds / $3.00

 07426.17  (W) Yuma Co., CO, 3500ft, 1067m.  Oblong leaves on short stems bear yellow and green flowers.

Asclepias asperula (42x30, Z4, P, C, 3:6w) .......................................................................... 30 seeds / $3.00

 07670.14  (W) Daggett Co., UT, 6200ft, 1890m.  Large, broadly-lanceolate leaves are in opposite pairs on the many thick stems which support umbels of yellowish-green and deep purple flowers.   Photo

Asclepias asperula (42x30,Z4,P,C,3:6w) ................................................................... 30 seeds / $3.50 07670.26 (W) Cache Co., UT, 4800ft, 1463m. Large, broadly-lanceolate leaves are in opposite pairs on the many thick stems which support umbels of yellowish-green and deep purple flowers.   Photo

Asclepias cryptoceras (Asclepiadaceae) (20x24,Z5,P,SL,4:4w) ................................. 20 seeds / $5.00 12748.16 (W) Mesa Co., CO, 6740ft, 2055m. Large, striking flowers of purplish-maroon coronas and reflexed cream petals in pendant cymes. Found on E-facing slopes of sandy clay soil.   Photo

Asclepias cryptoceras (10x16,Z4,P,SCE,4:6w) ..................................................................... 20 seeds / $5.00

 12749.30  (W) Sanpete Co., UT, 5700ft, 1738m.  Large, striking flowers of purplish-maroon coronas and reflexed cream petals in pendant cymes. Found on badlands of clay soil.   Photo

Asclepias cryptoceras (Asclepiadaceae) (20x24,Z5,P,SL,4:4w) ................................... 20 seeds / $5.00 12749.11 (W) Carbon Co., UT, 5650ft, 1720m. Large, striking flowers of purplish-maroon coronas and reflexed cream petals in pendant cymes. Found on S-facing slopes of sandy-clay soil.

Asclepias cryptoceras (7x12,Z4,P,SCE,4:6w) ....................................................................... 20 seeds / $5.00

 12749.79  (W) Lander Co., NV, 6800ft, 2073m.  A surprising find in a very remote and dry section of Nevada. The plants were dwarfer and the roundish leaves more cupped than the typical forms I see in Utah and Colorado but perhaps only due to drought paupertization. Typical purple and cream flowers.

Asclepias eriocarpa (55x26,Z6,P,CE,3:6w) ........................................................................... 50 seeds / $3.50

 27446.20  (W) San Diego Co., CA, 4800ft, 1463m.  The large, ovate leaves are covered with a fine layer of wool and the cream-colored flower clusters are sometimes tinted pink to pale purple.

Asclepias macrosperma (8x18,Z5,P,CE,4:6w) ...................................................................... 15 seeds / $5.00

 56015.70  (W) Emery Co., UT, 4600ft, 1402m.  An elegant little plant of sandy deserts with silvery-blue clumps of undulate, tomentose foliage and heads of creamy-yellowish flowers.   Photo

Asclepias solanoana (6x35,Z6,P,SCE,4:6w) ………………………………......................... 30 seeds / $4.00

 76654.16  (W) Trinity Co., CA, 4850ft, 1478m.    Has a trailing habit, unlike A. cryptoceras, as the stems creep along the ground with slightly wavy, olive-green, finely-hairy, cordate leaves. Several stems radiate from a caudex, each bearing flower umbels of reflexed purple corollas and tan-yellow hoods. On W-facing barren serpentine slopes.

Asclepias tuberosa (50x30,Z5,P,C,3:6w) ....................................................................... 25 seeds / $4.00 78811.13 (W) Montrose Co., CO, 6100ft, 1860m. This familiar, orange-flowered Milkweed is much more common back east in the Ozarks than in the western states. This seed, from a pop. growing in an extremely arid part of the Colorado Plateau, should yield plants much more suited to our dry, alkaline soils of the west. Photo

Asclepias vestita (60x36,Z7,P,CE,3:6w) ……………………………………..........……..... 50 seeds / $3.00

 90276.15  (W) Fresno Co., CA, 4600ft, 1402m.  Cream fls with purple-pink coronas. Pubescent leaves.

Asperula nitida ssp. hirtella (Rubiaceae) (8x20,Z6,P,L,3:6w) ………………….............….. 20 seeds / $4.00

 58478.05  Ex Anatolia, Turkey.   Mats of dark green foliage covered with sessile masses of pale pink to rosy-pink flowers.

Astragalus aretioides (Fabaceae) (3x25,Z4,P,SC,1) .............................................................. 10 seeds / $5.00

 07427.28  (W) Fremont Co., WY, 6900ft, 2104m.  Beautiful silver woolly cushions of tiny trifoliolate leaves.  Vivid pink-violet flowers are held just above the foliage in masses.  One of the best in the genus. On crumbling cliffs of sandy gypsum.

Astragalus calycosus (4x10,Z4,P,SC,1) ................................................................................ 40 seeds / $3.00

 12054.33  (W) Inyo Co., CA, 7300ft, 2225m.  Small, pale purple flowers are followed by curved pods. Rounded, loose hummocks of chalky, pinnate foliage.

Astragalus ceramicus v. filifolius (20x8,Z4,P,SC,1) ............................................................. 40 seeds / $3.50

 12274.27  (W) San Miguel Co., CO, 6000ft, 1829m.  Clusters of attractive, red-mottled pods resembling birds' eggs are arranged on a skeletal array of stems.  Photo

Astragalus coccineus (9x9, Z7, P, SC, 1) .............................................................................. 30 seeds / $5.00

 12610.15  (W) Inyo Co., CA, 4500ft, 1372m.  Fabulous racemes of scarlet.  The pinnatifid leaves and the large horned pods are covered with short, white, velvety hairs.  Granite screes.  Photo

Astragalus coccineus (Fabaceae) (9x9,Z7,P,SC,1) .................................................. 30 seeds / $5.00 12610.81 (W) Riverside Co., CA, 4000ft, 1220m. Fabulous racemes of scarlet.  The pinnatifid leaves and the large horned pods are covered with short, white, velvety hairs. On dolomite outcroppings. Photo

Astragalus cymboides (2x5,Z5,P,SC,1) …………………………………………................ 40 seeds / $3.00

 12965.15  (W) Emery Co., UT, 7000ft, 2134m.  Tiny tufts of pinnate, silvery leaves and purplish pea-flowers, followed by furrowed pods.

Astragalus drabelliformis (4x7,Z3,P,SC,1) ........................................................................... 20 seeds / $3.50

 15740.49  (W) Sublette, WY, 6900ft, 2104m.  Small, silvery-gray cushions with short scapes of small purple flowers.

Astragalus hyalinus (3x30,Z4,P,SC,1) .................................................................................... 8 seeds / $6.00

 35960.18  (W) Johnson Co., WY, 5600ft  These huge, mounding, silver cushions are known as the "vegetable sheep" of North America.  Spectacular against its native red sandstone.  Many small white pea-flowers.  Very limited.   Photo

Astragalus jejunus (6x5,Z4,P,SC,1) ...................................................................................... 20 seeds / $4.00

 50250.19  (W) Lincoln Co., WY, 6800ft, 2073m.  Upright tufts of pinnatifid leaves bear small purplish flowers and brightly-mottled bladder-fruit.  Unusual plants growing on tuffaceous sandstone rimrock.   Photo

Astragalus kentrophyta v. tegetarius (1x15,Z3,P,SC,1) ........................................... 15 seeds / $4.50 52258.22 (W) Big Horn Co., WY, 9550ft, 2912m. An alpine mat which is perhaps the most condensed and best form of this widespread taxon with its myriad vars. Blue-gray, prostrate mats of tiny, prickly leaves and sessile, purple flowers.   Photo

Astragalus lutosus (3x10, Z5, P, SC, 1) ................................................................................ 20 seeds / $4.00

 54878.23  (W) Garfield Co., CO, 7400ft, 2256m.  An oil shale endemic with pinnatifid leaves, each leaflet limned whitish, arching gracefully prostrate on the ground. The small white flowers produce sausage-like pods.   Photo

Astragalus megacarpus (10x16, Z4, P, SC, 1) ………………………..….……................... 30 seeds / $3.00

 56232.15  (W) Sevier Co., UT, 6350ft, 1935m.  Basal white and lavender flowers transform into huge, red-mottled pods up to 4" (10 cm) long!   Photo

Astragalus missouriensis (9x12,Z5,P,SC,1) ......................................................................... 40 seeds / $3.50

 56476.17  (W) Fremont Co., CO, 6600ft, 2012m.  Very striking deep violet flowers over silver-gray, pinnate tufts.

Astragalus newberryi v. castoreus (3x7,Z4,P,SC,1) .............................................. 30 seeds / $4.00 58292.41 (W) Lander Co., NV, 7740ft, 2360m. Dwarfer, woolier plants here growing on fractured rhyolite.

Astragalus utahensis (10x14, Z4, P, SC, 1) .......................................................................... 40 seeds / $3.50

 87803.35  (W) Juab Co., UT, 4900ft, 1495m.  Cottony mounds of pinnatifid leaves produce dense racemes of large rosy-pink to rosy-purple flowers followed by cotton-ball seed pods.  One of the best.   Photo

Asyneuma limonifolium (Campanulaceae) (40x18,Z5,P,L,3:6w) ............................................ 80 seeds / $3.00

 54456.16    Clump-forming perennial whose basal leaves are oblong and undulate.  Densely-packed spikes of violet-blue.  Balkans.

Aubrieta pinardii (Brassicaceae) (6x14,Z5,P,L,3:6w) ............................................................. 70 seeds / $3.50

 70459.07    Dwarf gray-green mats of pubescent, narrow, toothed leaves cover themselves with purple flowers on 2" scapes. Turkey.

Balsamorhiza incana (40x40, Z5, P, L, 3:6w) ……..…………………………….................. 55 seeds / $3.00

 46812.20  (W) Lewis Co., ID, 3700ft, 1128m.  White, slashed, felted leaves bear large yellow flowers.

Balsamorhiza sagittata (60x75, Z4, P, L, 3:6w) …………………………….............……... 40 seeds / $2.50

 76042.23  (W) La Plata Co., CO, 8200ft, 2500m.  The ubiquitous yellow daisy found on mountain slopes and meadows.  The luxurious rosettes of large, apple-green, arrow-shaped leaves, felted white underneath, bear numerous scapes in late spring.  Extremely long-lived once established.

Berberis trifoliata (Berberidaceae) (100x90, Z6, P, L, 3:8w) ................................................. 80 seeds / $3.00

 78750.11  (W) Eddy Co., NM, 3700ft, 1128m.  Shrubs with spiny blue-green leaves and red berries.

Berkheya purpurea (Asteraceae) (40x35,Z6,P,C,1) .............................................................. 60 seeds / $3.00

 70885.17    Prickly leaves with large mauve flowers.  Drakensberg, South Africa.

Bouvardia glaberrima (Rubiaceae) (75x40,Z9,P,L,1) ............................................................ 45 seeds / $4.00

 32541.40  (W) Santa Cruz Co., AZ, 5000ft, 1524m.  Small bushes with dark green, sparsely-hairy leaves and terminal clusters of bright scarlet-orange, honeysuckle-like, tubular flowers.

Bouvardia ternifolia (50x24, Z8, P, L, 2) ……...................…............................................... 30 seeds / $4.00

 78284.14  (W) Jeff Davis Co., TX, 5600ft, 1707m.  Woody subshrubs bear terminal heads of up to a dozen 2” long tubular bright scarlet flowers with slightly-flaring lobes.  The stiff leaves are borne in whorls of 3 or 4.  Hopes are high this spectacular native of the Chihuahuan Desert will prove hardy farther north.

Caiophora prieta (Loasaceae) (9x20, Z?, P, L, 2) .................................................................. 50 seeds / $2.50

 70747.19  Flowers with pale green petals and a halo of brown-red and yellow.

Calandrinia gilliesii (Portulacaceae) (8x20,Z6,P,L,2) ………………………….............….... 60 seeds / $3.00

 32474.05 Ex Chile, 3400m. Silky, silvery tufts of linear leaves bear dense clusters of white to pink flowers.

Calandrinia umbellata (12x16, Z7, P, L, 1) ……………………….…….……................... 100 seeds / $2.50

 87611.19  Open, round flowers in neon magenta-pink.  Sparsely-hairy, linear foliage.

Calceolaria biflora (Scrophulariaceae) (20x12, Z6, P, L, 1) ................................................. 100 seeds / $2.50

 10450.11  (W) Patagonia, Chile.  Clustered basal rosettes bear yellow, red-spotted pouches.

Calliandra eriophylla (Fabaceae) (30x55,Z8,P,SC,1) ............................................................ 30 seeds / $3.50

 27449.28  (W) Yavapai Co., AZ, 3000ft, 915m.  "Fairy Duster."  Very pretty shrubs with Acacia-like foliage and pink to rosy-pink, powder-puff flower balls. In full bloom, shrubs appear as pink mist.  The gray pods gradually turn erect as the seed matures.   Photo

Callirhoe involucrata (Malvaceae) (16x120, Z4, P, SC, 4:6w) …………............…………..  50 seeds / $3.00

 47890.14  Cupped flowers of shimmering claret unfurl along runners of deep-green, fingered leaves.

Calochortus ambiguus (Liliaceae) (16x8, Z5, P, C, 3:6w) ...................................................... 50 seeds / $3.00

 07610.13  (W) Yavapai Co., AZ, 5900ft, 1799m.  Similar to C. nuttallii and considered by some to be merely a variety of it.  This population has pale lavender flowers and basal hairs with enlarged apices.

Calochortus bruneaunis (30x10,Z6,P,C,3:6w) ……………………………...........………... 80 seeds / $3.50

 10760.15  (W) Inyo Co., CA, 7900ft, 2408m.  Cream cups with lilac tinges and purple nectary arches.

Calochortus flexuosus (30x8,Z6,P,C,3:6w) ........................................................................... 50 seeds / $3.50

 30545.38  (W) Clark Co., NV, 4000ft, 1220m. Pale to deep lavender blossoms with maroon and yellow blotches near the base. Can support itself but if other vegetation is nearby, the wiry stems will twist and climb through.   Photo

Calochortus kennedyi (14x8,Z6,P,C,3:6w) ........................................................................... 60 seeds / $4.00

 52278.40  (W) Yavapai Co., AZ, 4500ft  Breathtaking cups of a brilliant, glowing, deep orange.  Growing in gravelly loam of volcanic origin.   Photo

Calochortus macrocarpus (40x12,Z5,P,C,3:6w) ................................................................... 35 seeds / $5.00

 56032.28  (W) Butte Co., ID, 5800ft, 1768m.  Large, beautiful bowls of pale lavender flowers with greenish-yellow hairs in the pale throat sit atop long, reflexed sepals which extend beyond the petals.   Photo

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) ......................................................... 90 seeds / $3.50

 58899.28  (W) Fremont Co., WY, 6500ft, 1982m.  Snow-white flowers here, with purple crescents above the nectaries.   Photo

Calochortus umpquaensis (12x8,Z7,P,L,3:8w) …………………………………................. 40 seeds / $3.50

 87670.15  (W) Douglas Co., OR, 1510ft, 460m.  Hairy flowers of cream with a prominent dark-maroon base, followed by large, drooping seed capsules. A narrow Umpqua serpentine endemic.

Caloscordum neriniflorum (Liliaceae) (15x8,Z4,P,C,3:6w) …………………….................... 40 seeds / $2.50

 58294.05     Summer-flowering bulb from Central Asia with dainty, bright pink umbels.

Caltha leptosepala (10x12,Z3,P,L,3:8w) ............................................................................. 100 seeds / $3.00

 54290.17  (W) Albany Co., WY, 10500ft, 3201m.  Shining, snow white flowers with a boss of yellow stamens over ovate leaves. Early alpine bloomer in vernally moist meadows.

Calylophus lavandulifolius (7x10,Z4,P,L,2) .......................................................................... 45 seeds / $4.00

 54110.59  (W) White Pine Co., NV, 7200ft, 2195m.  The long-tubed, square yellow flowers seem huge against the dark green tufts in late spring.  Growing in caliche alongside Lepidium nanum.   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

Calyptridium umbellatum (Portulacaceae) (2x9,Z4,P,L,1) ........................................ 90 seeds / $4.00 87610.11 (W) Beaver Co., UT, 11500ft, 3506m. On a small eroded gully in volcanic ash were bright spots of raspberry. Closer inspection revealed huge decumbent flower heads splayed around miniature rosettes of rubbery, green, spatulate leaves. Far superior to any of the pallid Sierran forms. Photo

Campanula aucheri (Campanulaceae) (8x8,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ……..…………...................…….. 70 seeds / $3.50

 08323.05  Ex North Anatolia, Turkey, 2400m.   Dense tufts of spatulate leaves bear numerous erect, inch-wide, solitary blue-violet bells on short stems.

Campanula piperi (Campanulaceae) (3x12,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ............................................... 100 seeds / $6.00 70490.12 (W) Clallam Co., WA, 6200ft, 1890m. This superlative 'harebell' forms tufted mats of glossy, sharply-toothed leaves. Upward-facing lavender-blue blossoms are borne on short scapes. On crumbling, E-facing volcanic ledges and cracks.

Campanula raineri (3x8, Z4, P, GL, 3:8w) ………………..................................................... 60 seeds / $4.00

 74047.04  Ex Paso Croce Domini, Italy, 2200m.  Exquisite miniature of grayish leaves and upturned bells of pale blue.  Found on limestone screes.

Campanula shetleri (2x30,Z4,P,L,2) ................................................................................... 100 seeds / $5.00

 76354.10  (W) Siskiyou Co., CA, 6200ft, 1890m.  Extensive mats of tiny rosettes smothered in pale blue, upward-facing bells on very short stems in mid-summer.  On N-facing granitic screes and cliffs. Only a few packets left.   Photo

Caragana microphylla (Fabaceae) (100x120, Z4, P, SC, 1) .................................................. 30 seeds / $3.00

 56432.10  Spreading shrubs covered with yellow pea-flowers.

Cardiocrinum cordatum (Liliaceae) (100x30,Z6,P,C,5) .......................................................... 55 seeds / $3.50

 12693.18  (W) Yoro Mtns, Japan, 90m.  Stout stems with cordate, whorled leaves, bearing mildly fragrant, creamy lilies with reddish-brown speckling and pale yellow throats. Striking.

Cardiocrinum cordatum v. glehnii (150x40,Z5,P,C,5) ........................................................... 50 seeds / $3.50

 12694.18  (W) Sapporo, Japan, 65ft, 20m.  A more robust and taller form of C. cordatum with somewhat larger leaves and more flowers.

Caryopteris x clandonensis (Verbenaceae) (100x100,Z4,P,C,1) .......................................... 50 seeds / $2.00

 12542.06   Wonderful soft blue mounds over gray-green foliage in late summer. The seed heads remain ornamental through the winter. Prune each spring to about a foot. Comes true from seed.

Cassia roemeriana (Fabaceae) (40x24, Z7, P, SC, 1) ........................................................... 40 seeds / $2.50

 74627.14  (W) Eddy Co., NM, 4800ft, 1463m.  Shrubby mounds of stiff paired leaflets bear capitate clusters of yellow to orange pea-flowers, often intricately-veined.  Growing on rocky limestone soil.

Castilleja applegatei v. viscida (Scrophulariaceae) (16x12, Z3, P, RL, 3:6w) ……................ 90 seeds / $3.00

 09070.14  (W) Sanpete Co., UT, 10600ft, 3232m.  “Wavy-leaf Paintbrush.”  Atop multiple stems clothed in dissected, undulate foliage arise bright orange-red spikes.  One of the showiest species in Castilleja.   Photo

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 parvula v. revealii (10x8,Z5,P,RL,3:6w) ............................................................ 100 seeds / $4.00

 70097.19  (W) Garfield Co., UT, 7800ft, 2378m.  Dark green tufts with one to three flower stems bearing brilliant deep plum-pink bracts.  Endemic to NW-facing limestone slopes of the Claron Formation.   Photo

Ceanothus greggii (Rhamnaceae) (40x50, Z6, P, SC, 4:8w) .................................................. 70 seeds / $3.00

 32745.11  (W) Otero Co., NM, 6500ft, 1982m.  Dense shrubs with ovate, veined leaves and umbels of whitish flowers.  On W-facing slopes of crumbling limestone.

Ceanothus prostratus (Rhamnaceae) (4x120,Z5,P,SC,4:8w) ................................... 40 seeds / $4.00 70748.61 (W) Sierra Co., CA, 6200ft, 1890m. One of the most distinctive groundcovers, seen throughout the Sierra Nevadas. Dense, wide mats of prickly leaves produce short racemes of pale to deep blue flowers followed by exploding seed capsules. Photo

Ceanothus velutinus (110x150, Z6, P, SC, 4:8w) .................................................................. 70 seeds / $3.00

 90274.10  (W) Chelan Co., WA, 3500ft, 1067m.  Vigorous bushes with serrated leaves and snow-white clouds.

Cerastium alpinum v. lanatum (Caryophyllaceae) (6x20,Z3,P,L,2) ....................................... 50 seeds / $2.50

 07471.06     Slowly-creeping cushions of dense wool look wonderful squeezing between rocks. Hundreds of single white flowers in the spring.

Cerastium candidissimum (12x25, Z4, P, L, 2) ................................................................... 100 seeds / $2.00

 12079.15  White-woolly, caespitose mats with white flowers.  Mountains of Greece.

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 intricatus (Rosaceae) (90x90, Z5, P, C, 2) …………………….........……….. 60 seeds / $3.00

 47878.33  (W) Uintah Co., UT, 8100ft, 2470m.  Dense shrubs of intricately-branched stems clothed with linear, incurved leaves.  Insignificant flowers are followed by clouds of long-tailed plumes.

Cercocarpus ledifolius (Rosaceae) (80x80,Z4,P,C,2) ............................................................ 50 seeds / $3.50

 54236.28  (W) Johnson Co., WY, 6000ft, 1829m.  Gray-green shrubs with stiff, narrow, inrolled leaves.  On hills of red sandstone.  Considerably dwarfer than the Idaho forms.

Chamaechaenactis scaposa (Asteraceae) (5x10,Z5,P,L,1) ................................................... 20 seeds / $4.00

 76125.37  (W) Montrose Co., CO, 6900ft, 2104m.  Compact stacks of tiny round or heart-shaped gray leaves produce a few relatively huge white & pink pin-cushion flowers.

Chasmatophyllum sp. (Aizoaceae) (3x30, Z6, P, L, 1) …………………………................... 90 seeds / $3.00

 00002.19  Ex Krugerskraal, South Africa.  New emerald-green growth sprouts in the spring from blue winter tufts.  Practically everblooming bright yellow flowers.

Chimaphila umbellata (Ericaceae) (10x10,Z5,P,L,3:6w) …………………...........………... 100 seeds / $3.00

 87612.35  (W) Linn Co., OR, 3800ft, 1158m.  "Western Prince's Pine."  Whorled leathery leaves are crowned with a nodding raceme of pink flowers.

Chionophila tweedyi (13x5,Z4,P,RL,3:8w) ............................................................................ 80 seeds / $3.50

 78924.10  (W) Custer Co., ID, 10000ft, 3050m.  From clumps of fleshy, lanceolate leaves arise secund, dark lavender spikes bearing white flowers shading to pink near the calyx. Colonies of this pretty alpine are often found under stunted timberline conifers.   Photo

Claytonia megarhiza (Portulacaceae) (4x12,Z3,P,L,4:8w) ............................................ 45 seeds / $5.00 56252.25 (W) Clear Creek Co., CO, 14150ft, 4314m. 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) (14x9,Z3,P,C,5) ............................................ 50 seeds / $4.00 12674.21 (W) Cache Co., UT, 9200ft, 2805m. Lovely pendant violet flowers sway over a few incised leaflets. Found on S- & E-facing rocky limestone slopes and crevices, often in large colonies. Segregation into C. columbiana v. tenuiloba is not supported taxonomically. Photo1   Photo2

Clematis columbiana (35x14,Z4,P,C,5) ................................................................................ 50 seeds / $3.50

 12674.37  (W) Bernalillo Co., NM, 10400ft, 3171m.  (= C. pseudoalpina.) Small vine which climbs when it can, trails when it must, on steep, W-facing limestone cliffs and slopes. Lovely bluish-purple pendant flowers.

Clematis hirsutissima (30x16,Z5,P,C,5) ................................................................................ 50 seeds / $4.00

 35470.40  (W) Custer Co., ID, 8550ft, 2606m.  Dark blue-purple, pendant lanterns unfurl over dissected, hirsute foliage.  On N-facing slopes of eroded rhyolite.

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.

Collomia debilis v. trifida (Polemoniaceae) (4x15,Z4,P,L,4:8w) ............................................ 15 seeds / $4.00

 15331.16  (W) Custer Co., ID, 8200ft, 2500m.   Attractive, non-viscid, gray-green rosettes whose individual leaves are deeply three-lobed. Heads of white to pale pink flowers. Runs stoloniferously through its native limestone scree.

Cooperia drummondii (Amaryllidaceae) (25x15,Z7,P,CE,3:8w) ............................................. 20 seeds / $3.50

 15750.20  (W) Sutton Co., TX, 2200ft, 671m.  Beautiful snow-white, Narcissus-like blossoms with furrowed petals. Opportunistic bloomer whenever there is sufficient rainfall. In limestone pavement with cactus spp.   Photo

Cortusa matthioli (Primulaceae) (40x30, Z5, P, L, 2) …………………................................. 75 seeds / $3.00

 56098.13  Tufts of cordate, hairy leaves bear umbels of pink bell-flowers.

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 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 scheeri (13x9,Z5,P,L,2) …........................…………………...........……….... 40 seeds / $3.00

 76133.15  (W) Pecos Co., TX, 3200ft, 976m. JRT4171  Huge stems with prominent, flabby tubercles. Large, burnt-yellow flowers.

Crassula ausensis ssp. titanopsis (Crassulaceae) (4x9, Z10, P, L, 2) …………….............. 100 seeds / $3.50

 08764.13  Ex Grünau, Namibia.  A recent discovery (described in 1998, see CSSA, Vol. 71, No. 2).  The triangular leaves are tightly packed and are covered with crystalline tubercles, tipped rusty red.

Cryptantha abata (Boraginaceae) (8x20,Z5,P,L,3:6w) ........................................................... 40 seeds / $4.00

 01009.19  (W) White Pine Co., NV, 7200ft, 2195m.  Low, bristly, gray mounds with white flower spikes which scarcely extend beyond the leaves.  Grows mostly horizontally, in loam with limestone chips.   Photo

Cusickiella douglasii (Brassicaceae) (1x3,Z4,P,L,3:8w) ……………………............……..... 35 seeds / $3.50

 15685.16  (W) Elko Co., NV, 6500ft, 1982m.  Very dwarf gray-green rosettes bear white flowers.

Cymopterus cinerarius (4x6,Z3,P,C,4:8w) …..................…………..........................…….... 30 seeds / $4.00

 12478.15  (W) Mono Co., CA, 11400ft, 3476m.  The dwarfest of those listed here, with twice-pinnate, roughly-hairy leaves in tufts and white flower heads. On E-facing slopes of dolomite.

Cymopterus montanus (5x10,Z5,P,C,4:8w) .......................................................................... 35 seeds / $3.00

 56678.17  (W) Fremont Co., CO, 6000ft, 1829m.  Pinkish flower heads over bluish, glaucous leaves. In sandy clay.

Cymopterus purpureus (12x12, Z4, P, RC, 4:8w) ................................................................. 55 seeds / $3.00

 70894.13  (W) Mesa Co., CO, 5000ft, 1524m.  Very glossy, almost waxy, green foliage, flowers yellow.

Dalea formosa (40x40,Z6,P,SC,1) ........................................................................................ 15 seeds / $4.00

 30704.70  (W) Grant Co., NM, 5100ft, 1555m.  The small tricolored pea-flowers of fuzzy white, yellow and purple festoon miniature shrubs in the spring. Pinnatifid leaves of tiny oval leaflets. One of the best.

Dalea fremontii (Fabaceae) (100x80, Z7, P, SC, 1) ............................................................... 20 seeds / $3.00

 30745.14  (W) Clark Co., NV, 1200ft, 365m.  Large racemes of beautiful indigo pea-flowers.

Daphne alpina (Thymeliaceae) (35x60,Z4,P,C,4:12w) ...................................................... 25 seeds / $5.00 08471.14 Neat, tidy shrubs with downy, gray-green leaves and terminal heads of white, fragrant flowers followed by red-orange fruits.

Daphne kosaninii (40x40,Z5,P,C,4:12w) .......................................................................... 25 seeds / $5.00 52706.14 Ex Pirin Mtns, Bulgaria, 2200m. Obovate to elliptic, grayish-green, evergreen leaves on slow-growing bushlets bear creamy-white, fragrant flowers followed by pale orange berries.

Daphne kurdica (60x60,Z5,P,C,4:12w) ............................................................................ 25 seeds / $5.00 52904.14 Ex Ala Dag, Turkey, 2000m. Obovate to elliptic, waxy, bluish-green, evergreen leaves on slow-growing bushlets bear snow-white, fragrant flowers followed by orange berries.

Daphne pontica (100x120,Z5,P,C,4:12w) .......................................................................... 25 seeds / $5.00 70688.04 Small shrubs with glossy, elliptical leaves produce clusters of greenish-yellow flowers in late spring followed by dark-red berries. Native to northern Turkey.

Daphne reichsteinii (50x70,Z5,P,C,4:12w) ........................................................................ 20 seeds / $5.00 74244.04 White flowers from rosy-pink buds on semi-deciduous bushes with brown stems and gray leaves. Originally described in 1981 as a hybrid between D. alpina and D. petraea.

Dasylirion wheeleri (Agavaceae) (110x110,Z7,P,C,1) ……………...........……………….... 90 seeds / $3.00

 92355.24  (W) Eddy Co., NM, 5700ft, 1738m.  Globular rosettes of narrow leaves with sharp teeth. Huge spikes of thousands of cream florets packed in multiple spirals.

Dasynotusdaubenmirei (Boraginaceae) (40x40,Z4,P,L,3:8w) ......................................... 15 seeds / $6.00 15083.12 (W) Idaho Co., ID, 4920ft,1500m. A superb member of the Borage family producing multiple stems clothed in sparsely-hairy, oblanceolate leaves and beautiful clusters of snow-white, inch-wide flowers. Photo

Delosperma britteniae (Aizoaceae)(4x12, Z10, P, L, 1) …………………..............……...... 75 seeds / $3.00

 10747.10  Rigid stems and nice large creamy yellow flowers.

Delosperma daveyi (1x8,Z5,P,L,1) ....................................................................................... 30 seeds / $3.00

 76709.08    I like this for the foliage: clumps of tiny hemi-sphaerical rosettes in a deep ruby-bronze color. Small white flowers.  Originally offered as D. sp. #1 (Sani Pass, RSA) back in 1997.

Delosperma deleeuwiae (6x20, Z?, P, L, 1) ……………………………….........………..... 90 seeds / $3.00

 15284.00  Originally a Halda collection in Lesotho at 3125m.  Magenta flowers.

Delosperma dyeri (4x20,Z7,P,L,1) ........................................................................................ 50 seeds / $3.00

 15965.07    I've had no luck getting this great species to set seed because all of the plants in commerce probably came from one clone. This year (spring of 2007), however, I received plants from three different sources and a small amount of seed was set among themselves (no other Delosperma spp. in bloom in the area). Hopefully this seed will produce those iridescent red-orange flowers of the parents.

Delosperma sphalmanthoides (1x10, Z7, P, L, 2) ................................................................ 40 seeds / $4.00

 76706.02  Succulents tufts of tiny blue-gray sausages bear spidery flowers of bright pink in the spring.  One of the choicest & hardiest, from the Komsberg Mtns of the Cape Province.

Delphinium bicolor (16x7,Z3,P,L,3:12w) ............................................................................ 100 seeds / $4.00

 10415.17  (W) Bighorn Co., WY, 9400ft, 2866m.  One of the dwarfest, only a few inches tall.  However, in some of the shaded gullies, they’re over a foot.  Attractive flowers of deep blue surrounding a white bee.

Delphinium brunonianum (40x20, Z4, P, L, 3:8w) ................................................................ 30 seeds / $3.00

 10751.04  Displays its musk-scented, downy, dark-eyed, deep purple flowers in early summer. Asia.

Delphinium decorum ssp. traceyi (16x7,Z5,P,L,3:6w) ......................................................... 40 seeds / $4.00

 15242.40  (W) Siskiyou Co., CA, 5600ft, 1707m.  A dwarf, dainty montane species with tufts of deeply-lobed leaves and racemes of dark purple-blue flowers. In stony, serpentine soils under scrub. Photo

Delphinium delavayi (60x24, Z5, P, L, 3:8w) ........................................................................ 60 seeds / $3.00

 15285.04  Ex Yunnan, China, 2900m.  A succession of long-spurred, deep blue-violet, white-eyed flowers appear from late summer to fall over clumps of deeply cut foliage.  Spectacular Asian species.

Delphinium leucophaeum (35x15,Z6,P,L,3:8w) .................................................................... 30 seeds / $4.00

 54284.39  (W) Benton Co., OR, 660ft, 201m.  Beautiful flowers of creamy white surrounding a soft blue bee. Only very short hairs on the stems and flowering parts (see D. pavonaceum.)   Photo

Delphinium nuttallianum (18x10,Z4,P,L,3:8w) ..................................................................... 60 seeds / $3.50

 58908.47  (W) Mesa Co., CO, 9100ft, 2774m.  An alpine species with short racemes of deep blue flowers and deeply-cut basal leaves.   Photo

Delphinium pavonaceum (45x18,Z6,P,L,3:8w) ..................................................................... 50 seeds / $4.00

 70120.29  (W) Polk Co., OR, 164ft, 50m.  Practically identical to D. leucophaeum but with glandular-pubesence on the stems and flower parts. Creamy-white flowers with a dark blue or purple bee.

Delphinium purpusii (52x20,Z7,P,RL,3:6w) ……………………..............……………….... 60 seeds / $5.00

 70904.35  (W) Kern Co., CA, 3800ft  One of the best introductions for this genus I've seen in years. From a dense tuft of almost succulent foliage arise dense racemes of wonderful rosy-pink flowers, each with a white bee.  A true xerophyte, blooming in early spring and dormant by mid-summer. Definitely worthy of trials to see if blossoming time can be extended under garden conditions. Growing on steep, E-facing granite screes and cliffs.   Photo

Delphinium virescens (60x15, Z5, P, L, 3:5w) ...................................................................... 70 seeds / $2.50

 90504.11  (W) Harding Co., NM, 4500ft, 1372m.  Similar to Delphinium carolinianum ssp. virescens but with pale blue flowers.

Dianthus amurensis (Caryophyllaceae) (15x20,Z4,P,C,1) ..................................................... 30 seeds / $2.50

 05690.06   'Siberian Blues.'  Compact plants with striking, good-sized, fringed, violet-blue flowers. Long season of bloom during the summer.

Dianthus callizonus (Caryophyllaceae) (8x14, Z5, P, L, 1) ..................................................... 55 seeds / $3.50

 12084.04  Ex Piatra Craiului, Romania, 1800m.  Above mats of glossy leaves arise large beautiful flowers of pink-lavender with a prominent central zone of purple dots.  A choice Carpathian species.

Dianthus freynii (Caryophyllaceae) (6x15,Z5,P,L,1) ............................................................... 50 seeds / $3.50

 30746.07    Makes low tufts of narrow, gray-green leaves which are covered with myriad small, soft pink flowers on short stems. A great trough plant. Considered a form of D. glacialis.

Dianthus microlepis ssp. degenii (3x8, Z3, P, L, 1) .............................................................. 30 seeds / $3.50

 56442.06  Ex Pirin, Bulgaria, 2600m.  Condensed cushions of tiny linear leaves with sessile rose-pink flowers.

Dianthus neglectus (8x24, Z4, P, C, 1) ............................................................................... 100 seeds / $2.50 

 58262.06  (= D. pavonius).  Blue-green tufts are massed with fringed, deep cherry-red flowers.

Dianthus subacaulis ssp. brachyanthus (Caryophyllaceae) (7x20,Z4,P,C,2) ........... 35 seeds / $3.50 76841.09 Dense, spiny mats covered with pretty pale-to-rose-pink flowers. Endemic to the Pyrenees.

Dicentra peregrina (pink form) (Fumariaceae) (9x16,Z5,P,L,4:12w) .................................... 40 seeds / $4.00

 70304.07  (W) Ex Japan.  Over very attractive mounds of blue-green, glaucous, linearly-cut foliage sway short scapes with numerous deep rose-pink flowers, the tips often shading to white.

Dicentra peregrina (white form) (Fumariaceae) (9x16,Z5,P,L,4:12w) ................................... 40 seeds / $4.00

 70305.07  (W) Ex Japan.  Similar to the above but with pure white flowers.

Dichelostemma ida-maia (Liliaceae) (60x10,Z6,P,C,3:8w) ........................................... 20 seeds / $4.00 41503.24 (W) Trinity Co., CA, 4300ft, 1311m. The most unusual and distinctive flowers in the genus with scarlet tubes, reflexed green lobes and creamy crowns, several per stem. On a ridge of metamorphic volcanic rock. Photo

Digitalis obscura (Scrophulariaceae) (24x14, Z4, P, L, 1) …………...........…………......... 100 seeds / $2.00

 64076.09  Pleated foliage elongate into spikes of bronze hirsute flowers.

Dodecatheon alpinum (Primulaceae) (9x6,Z4,P,L,3:8w) .................................................. 40 seeds / $4.00 08470.12 (W) Trinity Co., CA, 7800ft, 2378m. Narrow, erect foliage with many violet flowers per umbel. Growing around a tarn near timberline.

Dodecatheon clevelandii ssp. insulare (Primulaceae) (18x15,Z9,P,L,3:8w) ........................ 100 seeds / $3.50

 12545.20  (W) Ventura Co., CA, 350ft, 107m.  Star-bursts of several lavender-pink flowers with black anthers.

Dodecatheon conjugens (18x12,Z4,P,L,3:8w) ...................................................................... 70 seeds / $3.50

 12688.66  (W) Blaine Co., ID, 6700ft, 2043m.   A robust population here in a vernally moist meadow with large, bright violet shooting stars over basal rosettes of slender leaves.

Dodecatheon hendersonii (12x6,Z6,P,L,3:8w) ……………………………............……..... 60 seeds / $3.50

 35288.15  (W) Josephine Co., OR, 1500ft, 457m.  Dwarf pop. here with lavender flowers and round leaves.

Dodecatheon hendersonii (Primulaceae) (22x10,Z6,P,L,3:8w) ................................. 80 seeds / $3.50 35288.31 (W) Josephine Co., OR, 1350ft, 412m. Robust population of very deep lavender flowers with a pale yellow ring at the base of the corolla and a prominent black beak. Each rosette of wide, orbicular leaves may support several flowering stems. Photo

Douglasia idahoensis (Primulaceae) (2x12,Z4,P,L,3:8w) ....................................................... 45 seeds / $6.00

 41506.19  (W) Idaho Co., ID, 7900ft, 2410m.  Rare in cultivation, here's a chance to grow this exciting endemic restricted to a few mountain tops in central Idaho. Lovely cushions of hundreds of red-stemmed, succulent-leaved rosettes bear salverform deep pink to magenta basal flowers. On E-facing granite screes.   Photo

Douglasia montana (Primulaceae) (1x12,Z3,P,L,4:8w) .................................................... 60 seeds / $6.00 56688.13 (W) Sheridan Co., WY, 10100ft, 3079m. Flat cushions of needle-like gray leaves studded with bright pink Phlox-like flowers. On limestone rubble. Photo

Draba aureola (8x6,Z3,P,L,3:6w) ……………………………….………………..........…... 80 seeds / $4.00

 08745.25  (W) Deschutes Co., OR, 9200ft, 2805m.  Dense, hairy rosettes elongate into a yellow fountain. A most unusual Draba form. Occurs on a very few Cascade volcano summits.

Draba densifolia (2x2,Z4,P,L,3:6w) ....................................................................................... 50 seeds / $4.00

 15288.58  (W) Daggett Co., UT, 12000ft, 3658m.  Tiny domes of dark-green, hispid rosettes bear yellow flowers on very short scapes.

Draba juniperina (8x10,Z4,P,L,3:4w) .................................................................................... 70 seeds / $3.50

 50888.47  (W) Daggett Co., UT, 5500ft, 1675m.  Essentially a robust form of D. oligospermae with more numerous and taller racemes of yellow.

Draba paysonii v. treleasii (Brassicaceae) (2x6,Z4,P,L,3:6w) ...................................... 70 seeds / $4.00 70099.62 (W) Custer Co., ID, 8940ft, 2726m. Tight, hairy rosettes in ball-like clumps covered with acid yellow flowers. On exposed, windy volcanic crests.

Draba ventosa (3x12,Z3,P,L,3:6w) ........................................................................................ 60 seeds / $3.50

 90288.17  (W) Park Co., WY, 10250ft, 3323m.  Furry gray-green buns blanket themselves with nearly sessile yellow flowers.  Perhaps the best American Draba.   Photo

Dracocephalum oblongifolium (Lamiaceae) (8x25, Z4, P, L, 3:6w) ....................................... 20 seeds / $3.00

 64054.14  Mats of soft, hairy leaves with long, deep blue flowers.

Dudleya abramsii ssp. abramsii (Crassulaceae) (9x10,Z8,P,L,3:4w) ....................... 100 seeds / $5.00 04074.35 (W) San Diego Co., CA, 3600ft, 1098m. Small glaucous, brownish-colored rosettes of oblong-lanceolate leaves with short branches bearing straw-yellow, maroon-streaked flowers.

Dudleya caespitosa X farinosa (12x10,Z10,P,L,1) ................................................... 100 seeds / $3.50 12139.10 (W) San Mateo Co., CA, 40ft, 12m. Perhaps not actual hybrids but D. caespitosa and D. farinosa intergrade extensively between San Francisco and Santa Cruz. Glabrous and glaucous forms here, usually red-tipped, variable flower stem lengths.

Dudleya calcicola (10x6,Z6,P,L,1) ....................................................................................... 100 seeds / $3.50

 12086.50  (W) Kern Co., CA, 3800ft, 1159m.  Small, glaucous white rosettes and inflorescences of pale yellow. Growing on E-facing, steep granite slopes. Also found on limestone slopes.   Photo

Dudleya cymosa (yellow)  (14x10,Z9,P,L,1) ....................................................................... 100 seeds / $3.50

 12968.70  (W) Mariposa Co., CA, 2100ft, 640m.  This population has bright Sedum-yellow flowers over small glaucous rosettes. Grows on two separate substrates in the same area -- one on fractured slate and the other on serpentine outcrops, both N- and W-facing.   Photo

Dudleya edulis (24x20,Z10,P,L,1) .............................................................................. 100 seeds / $4.00 21588.55 (W) San Diego Co., CA, 3600ft, 1098m. Lax rosettes of numerous, narrow, cylindrical leaves sprout spreading inflorescences of creamy-white flowers. Reminds me of succulent Senecio spp., e.g. Kleinia cylindrica I grew in my youth.

Dudleya farinosa (silver) (Crassulaceae) (12x10,Z10,P,L,1) ....................................... 100 seeds / $4.00 30104.44 (W) Humboldt Co., CA, 200ft. Very glaucous, silver form, no red tipping on the leaves. Very limited, one packet per customer.

Dudleya lanceolata (45x12,Z10,P,L,1) ................................................................................ 100 seeds / $3.50

 54088.80  (W) San Diego Co., CA, 600ft, 183m.  Standard form here with usually single, glaucous green rosettes and rather tall flowering scapes bearing heads of yellow flowers.

Dudleya pulverulenta ssp. arizonica (18x35,Z8,P,L,1) ....................................................... 100 seeds / $3.50

 70930.90  (W) San Diego Co., CA, 4100ft, 1250m.  Generally smaller than the low-elevation forms but equally impressive. Higher, drier and colder at this locality on the edge of the Anza-Borrego Desert. On steep, N-facing, igneous slopes.   Photo

Ebracteola wilmaniae (Aizoaceae) (8x24,Z7,P,L,1) ............................................................... 30 seeds / $3.50

 92495.09  Ex Riverton, North Cape Province, RSA.  Distinctive and beautiful species originally from a cold, arid plateau near Riverton.  Mats of gray-green, finger-like leaves turn purplish in the cold.  Large, soft pink flowers appear in early spring and continue for several months.

Echinocactus polycephalus (Cactaceae) (35x75, Z7, P, GL, 2) ............................................. 30 seeds / $3.00

 70694.25  (W) Inyo Co., CA, 4500ft, 1372m. Fierce, multi-headed clumps bear pink-hued, yellow flowers.

Echinocereus coccineus (15x55,Z4,P,GL,3:4w) .................................................................... 40 seeds / $3.00

 12650.18  (W) Colfax Co., NM, 6800ft, 2073m.  Huge clustering plants with scores of heads on volcanic prairie.

Echinocereus coccineus (28x45,Z3,P,GL,3:6w) .............................................................. 40 seeds / $3.50 12650.23 (W) Custer Co., CO, 9000ft, 2744m. JRT184 Immense clumps with medium-headed stems which support an array of needle spine types, including long spine forms in mainly straw-yellow colors. Typical reddish-orange trumpet flowers. Very high elevation form.

Echinocereus dasyacanthus (28x12,Z6,P,GL,3:4w) ……………...........…………………... 40 seeds / $3.00

 15116.25  (W) Otero Co., NM, 5300ft, 1616m. JRT5104  Smoky white spines, large orange flowers with green throats.

Echinocereus dasyacanthus (28x12,Z6,P,GL,3:4w) ………………...........………………... 40 seeds / $3.00

 15116.55  (W) Otero Co., NM, 5300ft, 1616m. JRT5103  Dark red flowers with a hint of pink.

Echinocereus fendleri (12x10, Z5, P, GL, 3:4w) ................................................................. 100 seeds / $3.00

 30298.09  Ex Luna Co, NM.  Huge, violet-red blossoms over 9 cm across.

Echinocereus fendleri x reichenbachii v. albispinus (12x10, Z5, P, GL, 3:4w) ................... 50 seeds / $3.00 

 30300.09  My own cross, with many intermediate characteristics.

Echinocereus rayonensis (15x24,Z7,P,GL,3:4w) ............................................................ 30 seeds / $3.50 74100.03 (W) Neuvo Leon, 2000ft., MX. TC062 Semi-clumping stems covered in dense whitish-gray, needle-type spines tipped in black. Medium sized, dark purple-violet flowers.

Echinocereus triglochidiatus (8x25, Z5, P, GL, 3:4w) ………………………...................... 45 seeds / $2.50

 78752.28  (W) Coconino Co., AZ, 6200ft, 1890m.  A somewhat dwarfer population with long spines.

Echinocereus triglochidiatus (20x28, Z4, P, GL, 3:4w) ……………………….................... 40 seeds / $3.00

 78752.03  Ex Manzano Mtns, NM.  Distinctive form with stout stems and 1 or 2 long straight spines per areole. Scarlet blossoms.

Echinocereus triglochidiatus 'White Sands Strain' (80x100,Z6,P,GL,3:4w) ....................... 45 seeds / $3.00

 78748.06  Ex Otero Co., NM.   A very robust and fast growing population, eventually forming huge multi-headed mounds.  Brilliant red-orange flowers.

Echinocereus viridiflorus ssp. rhyolithensis (35x8,Z7,P,GL,3:4w) …................................... 40 seeds / $3.00

 74916.16  (W) Sierra Co., NM, 5500ft, 1677m. JRT535 Clumping stems with long fine needle spines and inner shorter radial spines white to bright golden yellow. Longer central spines are bright red. Gorgeous new variant. Was listed as Echinocereus russanthus v. cowie (W) Socorro Co., NM, 5500ft, 1677m.

Enceliopsis argophylla (Asteraceae) (50x35,Z7,P,C,1) …………...........………………….. 30 seeds / $3.00

 11433.15  (W) Clark Co., NV, 1200ft, 366m.  Stout, thick caudices of large silver leaves with many yellow daisies held high on stiff scapes. Growing on ancient volcanic ash deposits.

Enceliopsis covillei (65x30, Z5, P, C, 1) ……………........................................................... 30 seeds / $3.00

 12730.15  (W) Inyo Co., CA, 3600ft, 1100m.  Clumps of silver, cordate foliage produce huge yellow daisies, typically 5” to 6” across (up to 15 cm)!

Enceliopsis nudicaulis (28x22,Z4,P,C,1) ............................................................................... 40 seeds / $3.00

 58855.56  (W) Custer Co., ID, 5400ft, 1646m.   Yellow daisies over scalloped silver foliage at an unexpected locality, making this the hardiest form yet. Growing in a rock and mud-filled gulch.

Enceliopsis nudicaulis (mini) (18x16,Z5,P,C,1) …………………..............………………... 30 seeds / $3.50

 58855.45  (W) Millard Co., UT, 5700ft, 1738m.  An attractive miniature form here on limestone.

Epilobium rigidum (Onagraceae) (8x20,Z6,P,L,2) .................................................................. 12 seeds / $7.50

 74473.20  (W) Josephine Co., OR, 2500ft, 762m.  To see is to want. Stunning contrast between the huge clusters of rose-violet blossoms and the intense icy-blue, clambering foliage. A challenge to cultivate but I have flowered it in my alpine house. In dry, serpentine gullies.   Photo

Eremalche rotundifolia (Malvaceae) (20x20,A,SC,1) ............................................... 30 seeds / $3.00 74718.11 (W) San Bernadino Co., CA, 2950ft, 900m. A pretty desert annual with round lilac flowers, each of the 5 petals emblazoned with a prominent magenta blotch. Dark green, scalloped leaves.

Erigeron basalticus (Asteraceae) (5x15,Z6,P,L,1) ................................................................. 60 seeds / $3.50

 10116.19  (W) Yakima Co., WA, 1300ft, 396m.  Loose rosettes of gray-green, lobed leaves bear lavender-tinged, white daisies all summer despite the 100° F. heat.  Endemic to  basalt cliffs near Yakima.   Photo

Erigeron cascadensis (13x9, Z5, P, L, 1) .............................................................................. 90 seeds / $3.00

 12116.10  (W) Lane Co., OR, 5600ft, 1707m.  Hairy spatulate leaves and nice white daisies.

Erigeron compositus (6x10,Z4,P,L,1) ………………………………..........……………….. 70 seeds / $3.00

 12697.25  (W) Larimer Co., CO, 6500ft, 1982m.  Dwarf plants with dissected leaves and white flowers.

Erigeron flabellifolius (9x30, Z3, P, L, 1) .............................................................................. 70 seeds / $3.00

 30544.13  (W) Park Co., WY, 10250ft, 3323m.  Mats of flabellate foliage sprout white flowers aging pink.

Erigeron peregrinus ssp. callianthemus (15x10, Z3, P, L, 3:6w) ........................................ 100 seeds / $2.50

 70314.14  (W) Chaffee Co., CO, 12100ft, 3689m.  The deep violet daisies are Aster-like in appearance due to the wide rays.  This alpine population hopefully will keep its compact character.

Erigeron pinnatisectus (5x7,Z3,P,L,1) .................................................................................. 70 seeds / $3.50

 70498.27  (W) Albany Co., WY, 10850ft, 3308m.  Sumptuous lavender-blue daisies over pinnate foliage.

Erigeron pulcherrimus (20x15,Z5,P,L,3:4w) ......................................................................... 40 seeds / $3.00

 70895.17  (W) Sandoval Co., NM, 5300ft, 1616m.  Large, lavender-tinted, white daisies over thready foliage.   Photo

Erigeron rydbergii (Asteraceae) (4x5,Z3,P,L,3:6w) .................................................... 30 seeds / $3.50 74965.11 (W) Park Co., WY, 10300ft, 3140m. Tufts of narrowly-oblanceolate leaves bear lavender-violet daisies. On windy, exposed alpine ridges. Photo

Erigeron uncialis (2x5,Z5,P,L,2) ............................................................................................ 60 seeds / $4.00

 89812.19  (W) White Pine Co., NV, 10300ft, 3140m.  Minute tufts of linear-spatulate leaves with large white flowers.  Perfect miniature for troughs.  Growing on limestone outcroppings.   Photo

Erigeron ursinus (5x10,Z5,P,L,1) .......................................................................................... 75 seeds / $3.50

 91476.14  (W) Iron Co., UT, 10200ft, 3110m.  Pretty bluish-lavender flowers over narrow leaves.

Eriogonum caespitosum (Polygonaceae) (10x16,Z4,P,C,3:4w) .............................................. 80 seeds / $4.00

 12038.38  (W) Fremont Co., WY, 7750ft, 2363m.  Dense buns of tiny, gray, spatulate leaves with short-scaped poms in red, chrome yellow and all intermediate combinations.

Eriogonum gracilipes (8x12,Z4,P,L,3:8w) …………………………………............……..... 50 seeds / $5.00

 32744.15  (W) Inyo Co., CA, 11400ft, 3475m.  Outstanding crimson poms (sometimes flecked with cream) on pulvinate, grayish-green, woolly buns. Holds its form well in cultivation. Grows on dry, dolomitic screes.   Photo

Eriogonum kingii (6x14,Z4,P,L,3:8w) .................................................................................... 40 seeds / $4.00

 52498.39  (W) Elko Co., NV, 8200ft, 2500m.  Cushions of woolly, ovate leaves bear numerous poms of creamy yellow.  Growing on granitic glacial detritus.   Photo

Eriogonum incanum (12x26, Z5, P, L, 3:6w) ......................................................................... 90 seeds / $3.50

 49812.10  (W) Jackson Co., OR, 7400ft, 2256m.  A dioecious species with male flowers in small yellow balls and the females in a  showier branching inflorescence of yellow and deep red.  Mats of small, densely-felted, olive-gray leaves.  On S-facing volcanic screes.

Eriogonum lobbii (5x24,Z6,P,L,3:6w) ……………………………….........………………... 25 seeds / $4.00

 54650.25  (W) Sierra Co., CA, 7500ft, 2287m.  Around flat, gray-green rosettes lay prostrate several stems bearing large clusters of pale pink flowers, aging to deep rose-pink. One of the best Buckwheats in the genus. On volcanic screes.

Eriogonum ovalifolium (9x22,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ........................................................................... 50 seeds / $3.00

 69009.15  (W) Inyo Co., CA, 5700ft, 1738m.   Another great form here on a broad knoll of granite. Dwarf plants bear poms of deep pink, often intermixed with cream and yellow.

Eriogonum ovalifolium (9x25,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ...................................................................... 60 seeds / $3.50 69009.51 (W) Modoc Co., CA, 4600ft, 1402m. A population with nice pink flowers on short scapes. On flats of pure scoria. Photo

Eriogonum ovalifolium v. depressum (4x20,Z3,P,C,3:6w) ................................................... 60 seeds / $4.00

 69014.26  (W) Custer Co., ID, 10400ft, 3170m.  Flattened mats of white-woolly, oval leaves bear prostrate scapes of predominantly pink to ruby-red flower heads. On steep, E-facing granite scree.   Photo1   Photo2

Eriogonum shockleyi (3x10,Z5,P,L,3:6w) ............................................................................. 50 seeds / $3.50

 76360.51  (W) Nye Co., NV, 6100ft, 1860m.  Tight, shining, silver-blue cushions studded with sessile poms covering a wide spectral range -- creams, pinks, reds, yellows and all shades in between.

Eriogonum shockleyi (3x20,Z5,P,L,3:6w) ............................................................................. 40 seeds / $4.00

 76360.80  (W) Beaver Co., UT, 5600ft, 1707m.  Tight, silver-blue cushions studded with sessile cream poms aging rust.   Photo

Eriogonum shockleyi (Polygonaceae) (20x4,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ............................................ 40 seeds / $4.50 76360.93 (W) Carbon Co., UT, 5725ft, 1745m. Tight, silver-blue cushions studded with sessile poms in ruby-red, blood-red, orange and yellow shades. One of the best forms I have seen for this taxon. Photo1   Photo2

Eriogonum soredium (4x20,Z5,P,L,3:6w) …………………………...........……………….. 50 seeds / $5.00

 76714.15  (W) Beaver Co., UT, 6200ft, 1890m.  Tight cushions of woolly, bluish-white sprout large, sessile flower balls of cream, aging to tan. One of the most fantastic in the genus.

Eriogonum strictum v. greenei (8x16,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ........................................................ 20 seeds / $4.00 76822.12 (W) Siskiyou Co., CA, 8900ft, 2713m. Extremely condensed mats of thickly-felted, white leaves with poms on short stems that are white to pale pink, aging to a rusty deep pink. On exposed alpine, volcanic screes. Limited quantites.

Eriogonum tumulosum (1x12,Z5,P,L,3:6w) ........................................................................... 20 seeds / $5.00

 78896.10  (W) Emery Co., UT, 7100ft, 2165m.  Very tight, flat cushions of the tiniest olive-gray leaves.  Sessile, flat-topped flower heads of cream to pink age to bright rust.  A challenging, super species growing on sandstone ledges.   Photo1   Photo2

Eriogonum ursinum (24x35,Z6,P,C,3:6w) …………………………………………............. 80 seeds / $4.00

 91477.35  (W) Sierra Co., CA, 6000ft, 1829m.  Mats of small, elliptical leaves covered with a yellow-brown tomentum, mostly shedding on the upper surfaces to a dull olive gloss. The large flower heads open deep yellow and age to a creamy or pale pinkish orange. Volcanic talus.

Eriogonum villiflorum (1x8,Z5,P,C,3:6w) .............................................................................. 18 seeds / $5.00

 90494.10  (W) Beaver Co., UT, 6600ft, 2012m.  Tufts like a russet Eritrichium howardii with small procumbent flower clusters splayed around each tuft. In limestone grit.

Eriophyllum lanatum v. integrifolium (Asteraceae) (5x7,Z3,P,L,3:8w) .................................. 25 seeds / $3.50

 54097.10  (W) Custer Co., ID, 10000ft, 3050m.  White-woolly tufts of oblanceolate leaves produce a canopy of large, yellow-orange daisies. A very dwarf alpine form.   Photo

Eritrichium aretioides (Boraginaceae) (3x5,Z3,P,L,2) ................................................... 40 seeds / $5.00 07431.44 (W) Sheridan Co., WY, 10100ft, 3079m. Silver-gray, woolly cushions sport sky-blue flowers. On a nearly level slope of limestone rubble. A classic challenge requiring sharp drainage.Photo

Eritrichium aretioides (Boraginaceae) (4x5,Z3,P,L,2) .............................................. 30 seeds / $5.00 07431.66 (W) Lake Co., CO, 12100ft, 3689m. Silver-gray, woolly cushions sport sky-blue flowers. On N-facing slopes of metamorphic volcanic rocks. A classic challenge requiring sharp drainage. Only a few packets available. Photo

Eritrichium aretioides (mini form) (1x6,Z3,P,L,2) ................................................................ 10 seeds / $7.00

 07431.80  (W) Custer Co., ID, 10400ft, 3170m.  Exceptionally tiny form here, the flower stems being mere bumps on the silver cushions. This has the effect of rendering the cushions almost solid blue when in bloom. No albino forms seen. Limited amounts.   Photo

Eritrichium howardii (Boraginaceae) (3x9,Z3,P,L,2) .............................................................. 20 seeds / $8.00

 35732.58  (W) Park Co., WY, 8000ft, 2439m.  Silver linear leaves and royal blue flowers on domed, pulvinate cushions. One of the most sought-after alpine cushions.  Finally, decent seed-set this year.

Erysimum kotschyanum (10x20,Z5,P,L,3:6w) ........................................................ 30 seeds / $3.00

 52718.06     Tufts of light green leaves eloquently trail over rocks, smothered in short-stemmed heads of fragrant, golden-yellow blossoms.

Erythrina flabelliformis (Fabaceae) (90x40,Z7,P,SC,1) ............................................. 15 seeds / $5.00 70830.45 (W) Cochise Co., AZ, 5000ft, 1524m. Small bushes with Poplar-like leaves in threes along spiny stems. Terminal racemes of bright red flowers are followed by long, Sophora-like pods containing red, orange or peach-colored seeds.

Erythronium californicum (Liliaceae) (16x18,Z6,P,L,3:16w) ...................................... 60 seeds / $4.50 12095.11 (W) Humboldt Co., CA, 4850ft, 1478m. Cream flowers with cream anthers over heavily mottled leaves. Growing on N-facing serpentine slopes covered with a fine layer of pine duff. Photo

Erythronium citrinum v. roderickii (Liliaceae) (16x15,Z6,P,L,3:16w) .......................... 50 seeds / $5.00 12519.14 (W) Trinity Co., CA, 3936ft, 1200m. Flowers cream to pale lavender with a yellow throat and maroon anthers over colorful, deeply-mottled leaves. Growing here on shaded serpentine slopes at the type locality in the Scott Mtns. Very limited amounts.Photo1   Photo2

Erythronium citrinum v. roderickii (12x15,Z6,P,L,3:16w) ......................................... 40 seeds / $5.00 12519.34 (W) Trinity Co., CA, 4275ft, 1303m. Dwarfer plants here with the plants being closer to E. californicum in my opinion. Nevertheless, this population is recorded under the listed name. Very limited amounts.

Erythronium elegans (16x16,Z6,P,L,3:16w) .................................................................. 50 seeds / $6.00 25429.14 (W) Tillamook Co., OR, 3150ft, 960m. Beautiful pendant white flowers with yellow-spotted bases and yellow anthers are often blushed pink. Unmottled leaves. Initially thought to be a hybrid between E. revolutum and E. montanum. On NE-facing ridge crests and partly-shaded woodland areas.Photo1   Photo2

Erythronium grandiflorum (16x16, Z5, P, L, 3:16w) ........................................................... 100 seeds / $4.00

 32748.36  (W) Wallowa Co., OR, 5800ft, 1768m.  Golden yellow flowers / chocolate-purple anthers.

Erythronium grandiflorum (red anthers) (Liliaceae) (14x12,Z4,P,L,3:16w) ................ 20 seeds / $4.00 32748.54 (W) Gunnison Co., CO, 10500ft., 3201m. Flowers not seen but I have it on good authority that the anthers are red at this locality. E-facing montane slopes of quartzite. Limited quantities.

Erythronium helenae (12x14,Z6,P,L,3:16w) ............................................................. 30 seeds / $5.00 35295.36 (W) Napa Co., CA, 1525ft, 465m. Lightly-mottled plants bear pure white flowers similar to E. californicum but with dark yellow anthers. Fades to pink with a yellow throat. On E-facing serpentine screes.

Erythronium howellii (14x15,Z6,P,L,3:16w) ..................................................................... 50 seeds / $5.00 35733.44 (W) Josephine Co., OR, 3100ft, 945m. Very similar to E. citrinum and doubtfully distinct from it, the only difference being the basal appendages on the petals are absent. N-facing serpentine slopes under scrub in a coniferous woodland.

Erythronium idahoense (Liliaceae) (16x12,Z4,P,L,3:16w) .............................................. 100 seeds / $5.00 41507.52 (W) Benewah Co., ID, 2750ft, 838m. Carpets the northern forests of Idaho by the thousands early in the spring with beautiful nodding cream flowers with white anthers, shading to yellow in the throat, over unmottled leaves. Photo

Erythronium klamathense (11x10,Z5,P,L,3:16w) ............................................................... 100 seeds / $4.00

 52544.20  (W) Siskiyou Co., CA, 5800ft, 1768m.  Cream flowers shading to yellow near the base, the whole aging pale pink. These dwarf plants with unmottled green leaves prefer the N-facing side of serpentine outcrops and ravines. Photo

Erythronium montanum (16x12,Z4,P,L,3:16w) .............................................................. 100 seeds / $5.00 56699.52 (W) Yakima Co., WA, 5500ft, 1677m. These glistening white avalanche lilies appear in masses throughout the Cascades on N-facing slopes of volcanic loam. The snow-white flowers are up to 3" and their throats are intricately lined with yellow-orange. Photo1   Photo2

Erythronium multiscapoideum (dwarf form) (10x10,Z6,P,L,3:16w) ........................... 100 seeds / $5.00 56894.22 (W) Trinity Co., CA, 5225ft, 1593m. Solitary pale yellow flowers on short scapes, fading to pale violet. On the gravelly serpentine soils of a broad ridge with just a slight northern aspect and lightly shaded. Much hardier than the Feather River populations. Photo

Erythronium oregonum ssp. oregonum (15x15,Z6,P,L,3:16w) ........................................ 80 seeds / $6.00 67426.23 (W) Douglas Co., OR, 2050ft, 625m. Pendant white flowers with long, dangling, yellow anthers, basally marked greenish-yellow, mature to pink over brown-mottled leaves. N-facing slopes. Photo

Erythronium oregonum ssp. oregonum (12x14,Z6,P,L,3:16w) ....................................... 40 seeds / $5.00 67426.33 (W) Coos Co., OR, 4075ft, 1242m. Pretty much identical to the western Cascade population. This population from a high coastal mountain locality. Heavily-forested, N-facing slopes. Photo

Erythronium revolutum (20x16,Z6,P,L,3:16w) ................................................................ 50 seeds / $6.00 74330.33 (W) Clatsop Co., OR, 2900ft, 884m. Bright pink tepals and bright yellow anthers over lightly-mottled leaves. On N-facing, heavily-forested mountain slopes. Photo

Erythronium revolutum (18x16,Z7,P,L,3:16w) .......................................................... 20 seeds / $5.00 74330.16 (W) Tillamook Co., OR, 1630ft, 497m. Bright pink tepals and bright yellow anthers over lightly-mottled leaves. In deep leaf-mould of partly-shaded woodland coastal mountain ridges.Photo

Escobaria missouriensis (5x8,Z5,P,L,3:4w) …………………............................………….. 40 seeds / $3.00

 56516.18  (W) Pueblo Co., CO, 6700ft, 2043m. JRT1122  Variable stems from single to multi-heading, up to 15 heads. Flowers range from straw-brownish-yellow to rarely bright, clear green. The red fruits often winter over.

Escobaria orcuttii v. koenigii (12x20, Z6, P, GL, 2) …………............................................. 35 seeds / $3.00

 71412.14  (W) Luna Co., NM, 4700ft, 1433m.  Plants look like little snowballs, densely covered with short, white spines.  A cluster of several stems form with age.  Pink-salmon flowers near the apices.

Escobaria tuberculosa (15x6, Z6, P, GL, 2) .......................................................................... 90 seeds / $2.50

 78850.27  (W) Otero Co., NM, 4800ft, 1463m.  Cylindric tubercled columns with apical pale pink flowers.

Escobaria vivipara (12x34,Z4,P,L,3:4w) ............................................................................... 30 seeds / $3.50

 90530.58  (W) Colfax Co., NM, 9000ft, 2744m. JRT5171 Massive clumps comprised of 60 heads or more with dark red to black spines.  Very frilly, hot pink flowers. One of the highest elevations recorded for this sp.

Escobaria vivipara (Cactaceae) (24x8,Z5,P,L,3:4w) ........................................................ 40 seeds / $3.00 90530.78 (W) Hudspeth Co., TX. JRT4112 Wide mammoth stems with flat tops. Spines fairly loose in red and white. Nice pink flowers.

Euphorbia antisyphilitica (Euphorbiaceae) (40x50,Z8,P,L,2) ................................................. 15 seeds / $3.00

 09878.17  (W) Brewster Co., TX, 3300ft, 1006m.  Silver-blue stems by the hundreds on mature plants. Tiny pinkish, speckled flowers along the stems early in the spring. Revels in hot, dry situations.

Fendlera rupicola (Saxifragaceae) (110x80,Z6,P,L,3:8w) ....................................................... 40 seeds / $3.50

 74920.18  (W) Grand Co., UT, 4000ft, 1220m.  Pure snow-white flowers with spoon-shaped petals emit a delightfully intense fragrance.  These small xeric shrubs, clothed with linear leaves, are among the earliest spring bloomers.   Photo

Fouquieria splendens (Fouquieriaceae) (250x150, Z8, P, C, 1) …………..….............…...... 80 seeds / $2.50

 76715.28  (W) Pinal Co., AZ, 3100ft, 945m.  "Ocotillo."  The scarlet-orange, tubular flowers set the deserts ablaze in May. The oblong leaves drop after extended drought and reappear soon after rains.

Fritillaria agrestis (Liliaceae) (10x8,Z6,P,C,4:12w) .................................................... 30 seeds / $4.00 08274.11 (W) Mariposa Co., CA, 2375ft, 724m. The flowers are greenish outside and brown-purple inside with an odd odor.

Fritillaria atropurpurea (28x10,Z4,P,C,4:12w) ..................................................................... 40 seeds / $3.50

 12874.59  (W) White Pine Co., NV, 8250ft, 2515m.  Flowers not seen here but are typically pendant, dark and speckled over a few whorls of leaves.  On heavy loam derived from limestone.

Fritillaria camschatcensis (45x16,Z3,P,C,4:12w) .................................................................. 50 seeds / $3.50

 12106.06  (W) Ex Anchorage, AK, 100ft.   "Chocolate Lily." Mature bulbs develop 18-inch stems bearing whorls of narrow leaves and several nodding dark chocolate-brown flowers.

Fritillaria pallidiflora (35x14,Z5,P,C,4:12w) …………….…………...............…………….. 30 seeds / $4.00

 70105.05  Ex Kazakhstan.   Splendid campanulate flowers of pale greenish yellow, tessellated maroon. Broad, gray leaves.

Fritillaria pudica (10x8,Z4,P,C,4:12w) ……………………………………........................... 40 seeds / $4.00

 70865.16  (W) Blaine Co., ID, 8900ft, 2713m.   Up to 3 butterscotch yellow flowers with brownish bases hang pendant over a few strips of narrow folded leaves. On W-facing, fine granite screes.   Photo

Fritillaria pudica (Liliaceae) (10x8,Z5,P,C,3:12w) ........................................................ 40 seeds / $4.00 70865.43 (W) Kittitas Co., WA, 3875ft, 1181m. Butterscotch-yellow flowers with brownish bases hang pendant over a few strips of narrow folded leaves. On E-facing loam derived from basalt.

Fritillaria purdyi (Liliaceae) (14x10,Z6,P,C,4:12w) .................................................. 30 seeds / $5.00 70925.11 (W) Mendocino Co., CA, 5900ft, 1800m. Gorgeous silvery-white, pendant flowers, generously speckled and lined purple, several per stem over a rosette of succulent, light-green leaves. On flat, exposed, subalpine meadows of serpentine which dry out in the summer. Photo

Fritillaria recurva (Liliaceae) (60x18,Z6,P,C,4:12w) ....................................................... 50 seeds / $6.00 74262.44 (W) Shasta Co., CA, 4000ft. From whorled basal leaves sprout racemes bearing beautiful pendant scarlet bells, minutely checkered yellow. Found in the partial shade of pine forests. Photo

Funastrum cynanchoides (Asclepiadaceae) (100x100, Z6, P, C, 3:6w) ………...................... 80 seeds / $2.00

 12970.11  (W) Doña Ana Co., NM, 4100ft, 1250m.  A vigorous vine with heart-shaped leaves.

Gentiana calycosa (Gentianaceae) (7x12,Z3,P,L,3:8w) ................................................. 100 seeds / $4.00 13056.23 (W) Uintah Co., UT, 11000ft, 3354m. A decumbent, creeping form with ovate leaves and deep-blue flowers with a cream, speckled throat. On moist alpine tundra at timberline.Photo

Gentianaclusii ssp. alboviolacea (Gentianaceae) (5x11,Z5,P,GL,3:8w) ......................... 40 seeds / $5.00 12558.01 Ex Germany. Stunning pale pink flowers, darker externally and spotted deep pink in the throat. Tiny stacks of triangular leaves. Photo

Gentiana saxosa (10x6,Z6,P,L,3:8w) ………………………………............…………….... 70 seeds / $3.50

 76155.05   Ex New Zealand.   Rosettes of very dark green leaves bear cymes of white flowers.

Gentiana scabra v. buergeri (40x10, Z5, P, L, 3:8w) .......................................................... 100 seeds / $2.00

 76130.14  (W) Hida Reg., Japan, 850m.  Large flowers of deep blue, usually heavily spotted inside.

Geranium viscosissimum (Geraniaceae) (35x30,Z4,P,SC,1) .................................................. 15 seeds / $3.50

 90536.19  (W) Park Co., WY, 7550ft, 2302m.  Slightly viscid plants with partially divided leaves and clusters of large magenta flowers, often conspicuously veined.   Photo

Gilia aggregata v. arizonica (100x20, Z5, B, L, 3:6w) .......................................................... 75 seeds / $3.00

 09233.11  (W) Coconino Co., AZ, 7000ft, 2134m.  Vigorous habit with scarlet-orange flowers.

Gilia rigidula (7x10,Z6,P,L,3:6w) …………………………………………............………... 60 seeds / $3.50

 74492.25  (W) Eddy Co., NM, 3800ft, 1159m.  Tufts of awl-shaped, glandular leaves produce prolific bowl-shaped flowers in a deep china-blue color darkening to a purple ring in the throat. Calciphile.   Photo

Gomphrena caespitosa (Amaranthaceae) (4x10,Z8,P,L,2) ..................................................... 30 seeds / $4.00

 12035.28  (W) Yavapai Co., AZ, 4500ft, 1372m.  Most unusual desert dweller with prostrate, woolly, sage-green leaves and decumbent, silvery-white flower balls.   Photo

Guaiacum angustifolium (Zygophyllaceae) (24x50, Z7, P, C, 1) …...........……………......... 20 seeds / $3.50

 11832.14  (W) Brewster Co., TX, 3900ft, 1189m.  Gnarled subshrubs are tightly clothed with tiny, pinnate leaflets.  Purple flowers transform into winged fruit bearing scarlet berries.  Grows on lime.

Gypsophila briquetiana (Caryophyllaceae) (7x10, Z4, P, L, 1) .............................................. 70 seeds / $3.00

 10753.08   Tight buns of grayish-green sprout dense cymes of white flowers.

Gypsophila silenoides (14x24, Z4, P, L, 1) ........................................................................... 70 seeds / $2.00

 76514.08   Glaucous linear leaves explode into a matrix of white, veined flowers.

Haplopappus acaulis(Asteraceae) (15x20,Z5,P,L,1) ............................................................. 35 seeds / $3.00

 01217.37  (W) Coconino Co., AZ, 5800ft, 1768m.  Larger prickly mats with bright yellow flowers.   Photo

Hedeoma nana (Lamiaceae) (10x8,Z5,P,L,1) …………………...........………………….... 100 seeds / $3.00

 58128.15  (W) Garfield Co., UT, 7800ft, 2378m.  Thyme-like habit of many close stems thick-set with small, elliptical, cinereus, fragrant leaves. Small pale purple, lipped flowers by the hundreds. Interesting member of the pink Claron limestone community.

Heuchera rubescens v. rubescens (32x18,Z4,P,L,1) ............................................................ 70 seeds / $3.00

 74882.18  (W) Sevier Co., UT, 6500ft, 1982m.  Numerous spikes of white aging to pink flowers.  Shaded crevices of volcanic boulders.

Hymenoxys acaulis (Asteraceae) (9x15,Z4,P,L,1) ……………...........…………….............. 40 seeds / $3.00

 01214.16  (W) Elbert Co., CO, 6650ft, 2027m.   The typical form predominates on the Plains with yellow daisies on 2 to 3 inch scapes from tufts of green, spatulate leaves, somewhat woolly basally.

Hymenoxys lapidicola (Asteraceae) (2x15,Z4,P,L,1) ............................................................ 30 seeds / $5.00

 54140.18  (W) Uintah Co., UT, 8150ft, 2485m.  Aromatic, caespitose buns grow on nearly inaccessible sandstone cliffs and wasn't discovered until 1983.  The sessile yellow daisies cover the cushions in early summer.  See AGS Bulletin, Vol. 60, No. 2, p. 133.   Photo

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 flavissima (18x12,Z5,P,C,4:8w) ...................................................................................... 30 seeds / $4.00

 30548.07    Yellow flowers with an orange beard over narrow, grass-like foliage.

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 missouriensis (32x30, Z5, P, L, 4:12w) ........................................................................... 90 seeds / $2.50

 56556.10  (W) Mono Co., CA, 8200ft, 2500m.  Pale blue standards / white falls heavily veined blue.

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

Juno aucheri (Iridaceae) (20x14,Z5,P,C,4:8w) ....................................................................... 10 seeds / $4.00

 09023.06 (=Iris aucheri.) Beautiful, fragrant flowers with blue standards and falls with a yellow crest.

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

Lepidium ostleri (2x6, Z5, P, L, 2) ........................................................................................ 40 seeds / $4.00

 77678.14  (W) Beaver Co., UT, 6740ft, 2055m.  Green-black cushions of minute, incised leaves with tiny racemes of pure white.  Endemic to the San Francisco Mtns in the Great Basin.  A recollection of a super species introduced by us back in 1995.

Leptodactylon pungens (Polemoniaceae) (12x22,Z3,P,GL,3:8w) ............................. 100 seeds / $4.00 70958.21 (W) Fremont Co., WY, 8050ft, 2454m. Spiny bushlets covered with hundreds of delightfully fragrant, creamy flowers. Photo

Leptodactylon watsonii (6x15,Z4,P,GL,3:6w) …………………………............…………... 70 seeds / $4.00

 92178.15  (W) Custer Co., ID, 6600ft, 2012m.  Forms delightful spiny clumps which cascade over rocky areas to perfection. Large cream blossoms open from tightly-spiralled buds in the evening.

Lesquerella tumulosa (2x10, Z5, P, L, 2) .............................................................................. 75 seeds / $4.00

 78956.14  (W) Kane Co., UT, 4920ft, 1500m.  Probably the most caespitose of the genus with filiform, grayish-green leaves on hard cushions.  Yellow flowers on very short stems.  On white oil shale.

Leucocrinum montanum (Liliaceae) (5x16,Z4,P,SC,3:8w) ..................................................... 25 seeds / $4.00

 56758.30  (W) Fremont Co., CO, 5425ft, 1654m.  "Sand Lily."  Long, strapping leaves arise from a deep rhizome in mid-spring, followed by clusters of ground-level, fragrant, white, star-shaped flowers.    Photo

Leucophyllum minus (60x50, Z7, P, L, 1) ........................................................................... 100 seeds / $3.00

 56558.14  (W) Culberson Co., TX, 3800ft, 1158m.  Miniature shrubs covered with chalky blue leaves and blue Penstemon-like flowers in abundance.  A spectacular native of the Trans-Pecos region.

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 (Portulacaceae) (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 ssp. rupicola (Portulacaceae) (10x10,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ..................... 35 seeds / $4.00 12752.23 (W) Clatsop Co., OR, 2800ft, 854m. The deep rose-claret-flowered form. Limited seed.

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 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 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 (4x10, Z3, P, L, 3:8w) ................................................................................ 90 seeds / $3.50

 74316.24  (W) Custer Co., ID, 7500ft, 2286m.  Clusters of breathtaking satiny-rose flowers, 4 to 6 cm across.  After a dry summer rest, succulent, quill-like rosettes sprout from the long, forked taproot.   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 (4x6,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ........................................................................ 80 seeds / $4.00

 74315.50  (W) Sevier Co., UT, 5450ft, 1661m.  Large, sumptuous flowers of white. In white shale.   Photo

Lewisia stebbinsii (4x16,Z6,P,L,3:8w) ...................................................................... 30 seeds / $5.00 76792.11 (W) Mendocino Co., CA, 6400ft, 1951m. Rosettes of succulent, lanceolate leaves bear numerous prostrate stems each with several white-throated, rose-pink flowers. An unusual and distinctive Lewisia growing on serpentine. Photo

Lewisia tweedyi (20x20,Z6,P,L,4:8w) ............................................................................. 40 seeds / $5.00 78932.16 (W) Chelan Co., WA, 4400ft, 1341m. 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

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 concolor v. strictum (Liliaceae) (60x20,Z6,P,C,5) ...................................................... 40 seeds / $3.50

 12761.07    This beautiful dwarf Chinese lily has star-like, glossy, vermilion flowers.

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 humboldtii ssp. ocellatum (120x24,Z6,P,CE,5) ......................................................... 40 seeds / $4.00

 35957.20  (W) San Diego Co., CA, 4600ft, 1402m.  Large, maroon-spotted, yellow-orange lilies with reflexed petals. Each slender plant supports up to a dozen flowers. Shaded slopes of granite.

Lilium japonicum (80x26, Z6, P, C, 5) ……..................………..............…….….................. 40 seeds / $3.50

 50170.14  (W) Hida Reg., Japan, 850m.  Nerved, dark green foliage and rose-pink trumpets 6” long.

Lilium pardalinum ssp. pardalinum (120x25,Z6,P,C,5) ................................................. 75 seeds / $3.50 70175.12 (W) Josephine Co., OR, 1700ft, 518m. Orange, spotted flowers with strongly recurved tepals shaded red at the tips. Streamside location.

Lilium pardalinum ssp. vollmeri (120x25,Z6,P,C,5) ...................................................... 90 seeds / $3.50 70174.12 (W) Josephine Co., OR, 2100ft, 640m. Orange, spotted flowers with strongly recurved tepals shaded red into the throat. Serpentine seep.

Lilium pumilum (40x15,Z6,P,C,5) .......................................................................................... 30 seeds / $4.00

 70956.06     Pendant, orange-red to vermilion flowers with a glossy sheen. Very narrow leaves.

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.

Linanthastrum nuttallii (Polemoniaceae) (14x18, Z3, P, L, 3:6w) ……….................……..... 45 seeds / $2.50

 58978.14  (W) Lake Co., CO, 11300ft, 3445m.  From a central rootstalk arise scores of stems covered with needled leaves in whorls at intervals.  White, tubular flowers emanate from every node.

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.

Lithospermum incisum (Boraginaceae) (10x16,Z5,P,C,3:8w) ................................................ 25 seeds / $3.50

 55812.39  (W) Daggett Co., UT, 7400ft, 2256m.  Clusters of bright, golden-yellow, tubular flowers with frilly margins sprout from clumps of rough, hairy foliage.   Photo

Loasa nana (Loasaceae) (6x22, Z6, P, C, 2) .......................................................................... 55 seeds / $3.50

 58159.03  Mats of three-dimensional, pinnatifid ovate leaves beset with glochids.  Odd flowers of lemon yellow with a white center, the petals widely spaced.

Lobelia anatina (Lobeliaceae) (34x24, Z4, P, L, 1) …………………..........…………….... 100 seeds / $2.50

 05817.05  Leafy green clumps produce lots of violet flowers around mid-summer.

Lobelia tupa (Lobeliaceae) (140x25, Z8, P, L, 1) ………..................………...........…….... 100 seeds / $3.50

 78970.11  (W) E of Concepción, VIII Reg., Chile, 1000ft, 305m.  Mullein-like rosettes erupt into spires packed with bilaterally-symmetric tubular flowers. covered in red velvet. Blooms nearly all summer.   Photo

Lomatium macdougalii (12x9, Z5, P, C, 4:8w) …………………............………………….. 45 seeds / $3.50

 56112.13  (W) Yavapai Co., AZ, 5900ft, 1800m.  One is immediately struck by the exceptionally beautiful leaves of fine filigree covered with downy hairs.  One of the tiniest Lomatium species, with yellowish flowers often tinged purple.

Lomatium mohavense (10x10, Z6, P, RC, 4:8w) ……………………………..............….... 75 seeds / $3.00

 56735.11  (W) San Bernadino Co., CA, 6100ft, 1860m. Hairy, dissected foliage, globe-flower umbels.

Luetkea pectinata (Rosaceae) (9x60,Z6,P,L,1) ……………………………….......……... 100 seeds / $3.00

 70312.35  (W) Deschutes Co., OR, 6900ft, 2104m.  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 aridus ssp. ashlandensis (Fabaceae) (16x9,Z6,P,SC,1) ............................... 20 seeds / $4.00 07451.11 (W) Jackson Co., OR, 7400ft, 2256m. Silvery, caespitose cushions bear dense inflorescences of deep blue flowers. On open granite screes.

Lupinus breweri (5x20,Z5,P,SC,1) ........................................................................... 15 seeds / $4.00 10752.11 (W) Jackson Co., OR, 7100ft, 2165m. Silky, silvery mats of tiny, fingered foliage bear caespitose spikes of blue and white. On gentle, N-facing, volcanic slopes. One of the best Lupines. Photo

Lupinus breweri ssp. bryoides (3x20,Z4,P,SC,1) ........................................................ 8 seeds / $4.00 10773.11 (W) Mono Co., CA, 10400ft, 3170m. Wonderful silver mats of tiny, fingered leaflets bear caespitose spikes of blue and white. The best miniature Lupines. Only a few packets available.

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.

Lupinus lepidus v. aridus (Fabaceae) (25x30,Z6,P,SC,1) ……............................................. 40 seeds / $3.50

 54371.26  (W) Yakima Co., WA, 3300ft, 1006m.   Compact, dense racemes of deep royal blue, the large banners snow white, over mounds of hairy, gray leaves. On volcanic loam derived from basalt.   Photo

Lupinus leucophyllus v. belliae (70x40,Z4,P,SC,1) …………………………...................... 10 seeds / $3.50

 54291.16  (W) Blaine Co., ID, 4700ft, 1433m.   Vigorous plants unfurl dense racemes of cream to very pale lilac flowers over silvery-green, hairy leaves. Great for the specimen area of the garden.

Lupinus obtusilobus (Fabaceae) (35x35,Z6,P,SC,1) .............................................................. 30 seeds / $3.50

 71078.16  (W) Siskiyou Co., CA, 3500ft, 1067m.  Small, palmate leaves, densely silky-hairy on both sides.  Spikes of blue flowers.

Lychnis wilfordii (Caryophyllaceae) (40x20,Z5,P,L,3:6w) ........................................... 45 seeds / $3.50 92554.00 One of the most attractive Lychnis, from Japan. Spidery, laciniate, blood-red flowers over ovate, light green foliage. Rare and beautiful.

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

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 grahamii (Cactaceae) (7x4, Z7, P, GL, 2) ………………..….…..................... 50 seeds / $3.00

 32751.14  (W) Douglas, AZ.  Well-spined bodies with hooked centrals bear nice pink flowers.

Mammillaria grahamii v. oliviae (5x3, Z7, P, GL, 2) ………………………....................... 40 seeds / $3.00

 32752.13  White-spined bodies bear attractive flowers of magenta with broad white tips.

Mammillaria heyderi v. bullingtoniana (2x7, Z6, P, L, 2) .................................................... 45 seeds / $2.50 

 35307.14  Flat bodies only 2” or 3” across with thickly-spined tubercles and cream to pink flowers.

Mammillaria meridiorosei (8x4, Z7, P, L, 2) ........................................................................ 45 seeds / $3.00

 56384.14  (W) Eddy Co., NM, 5500ft, 1676m.  Densely-spined, small barrels / nice pink to purple flowers.

Mammillaria wrightii (3x8, Z5, P, L, 2) …………………………...……….............……..... 30 seeds / $3.50

 92755.24   Ex Manzano Mtns.   Non-clustering stems, fine hooked brown spines, large magenta flowers.

Mammillaria wrightii (3x8,Z5,P,L,2) ..................................................................................... 30 seeds / $3.50

 92755.14  (W) Santa Fe Co., NM, 6900ft  Non-clustering stems, fine hooked brown spines, large magenta flowers.

Mammillaria wrightii (Cactaceae) (12x8,Z5,P,L,2) ..................................................... 30 seeds / $4.00 92755.35 (W) San Miguel Co., NM, 4000ft, 1220m. JRT5195 Broad, sphaerical stems with some wool in the crown. White inner blackish-tipped spines with central hooks. Large purple flowers with greenish, purple-tinted fruits. Robust northeastern form.

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

Mertensia alpina (Boraginaceae) (5x20,Z3,P,C,3:8w) .................................................. 50 seeds / $5.00 05472.15 (W) El Paso Co., CO, 13200ft, 4024m. Prostrate stems terminate in clusters of intense blue bell-flowers. One of the most exquisite of alpine flora, growing on pink granite screes.   Photo

Mertensia arizonica (45x40,Z4,P,L,3:8w) ............................................................................. 20 seeds / $4.00

 07460.20  (W) Iron Co., UT, 11050ft, 3368m.  From a crown sprout twenty to thirty stems bearing ovate leaves and large pendant clusters of blue and pink flowers. Similar to a dwarf M. ciliata.

Mertensia bakeri (9x15,Z3,P,L,3:6w) ................................................................................... 50 seeds / $4.00

 10162.28  (W) Gunnison Co., CO, 11600ft, 3536m.  An alpine species akin to M. lanceolata with narrow, sericeous leaves.  Highly variable population, you may obtain some plants with wider, greener leaves.

Mertensia longiflora (12x14,Z6,P,L,3:8w) ............................................................................ 20 seeds / $4.00

 54771.16  (W) Kittitas Co., WA, 3200ft, 975m.  A delicate plant with several stems of elliptical, blue-gray leaves and terminal clusters of tubular, deep blue flowers. On N-facing slopes of volcanic loam.

Mertensia oblongifolia (12x25,Z4,P,L,3:8w) ......................................................................... 20 seeds / $4.00

 72054.20  (W) Blaine Co., ID, 6800ft, 2073m.  Similar in habit to M. viridis with multiple stems from a branching caudex. The lance-elliptical leaves, however, are covered with strigose hairs, giving them a soft feel. Elongated flower heads of deep blue. On exposed, montane, granite alluvium.   Photo

Mertensia viridis (Uintah form) (12x16,Z3,P,C,3:6w) .......................................................... 30 seeds / $3.50

 90584.58 (W) Uintah Co., UT, 11900ft, 3628m.  Another great form of robust clumps with much wider, almost obovate leaves, somewhat thicker than the typical.  Dense heads of blue bell-flowers.

Mimulus aurantiacus (Scrophulariaceae) (45x30, Z8, P, L, 1) …………………..........…... 100 seeds / $2.50

 08751.14  (W) Monterey Co., CA, 2100ft, 640m.  A compact pop. with orange to copper flowers.

Mimulus cupreus (25x20, Z6, P, L, 1) ................................................................................ 100 seeds / $3.00

 12980.13  (W) Paso Pino Machado, Argentina, 5100m.  Numerous scarlet to copper-orange flowers.

Mimulus guttatus (12x10, Z3, P, L, 1) ................................................................................ 100 seeds / $2.00

 32988.14  (W) Ouray Co., CO, 9700ft, 2955m.  Bright yellow, spotted flowers, very floriferous.

Mimulus longiflorus (12x20,Z7,P,L,1) …………………………..........………………….. 100 seeds / $3.50

 54770.15  (W) Tulare Co., CA, 5050ft, 1540m.  Pale peachy-yellow flowers on cascading shrublets.

Mimulus palmeri (8x5,A,L,1) ......................................................................................... 100 seeds / $3.00 70164.17 (W) Kern Co., CA, 3000ft, 915m. Masses of deep pink flowers suspended on 1"-2" long pedicels, shading to purple on the upper throat with the lower throat yellow.

Mimulus rupicola (6x7,Z7,P,L,2) ........................................................................................... 50 seeds / $5.00

 74980.20  (W) Inyo Co., CA, 5100ft, 1555m.  Breathtakingly beautiful blossoms of cream blushed pink with a yellow throat and deep maroon stripes are borne on viscid tufts sprouting from limestone crevices. Extremely drought-tolerant and nearly everblooming under garden conditions but must be sharply drained and kept on the dry side. Most populations occur within Death Valley N.P. but this seed from a population I discovered outside the Park.   Photo

Minuartia pestalozzae (6x18, Z5, P, L, 1) ............................................................................ 55 seeds / $2.50

 70386.03  Ex Dedegol Dag, Turkey, 2000m.   Hard, Acantholimon-like cushions bearing white flowers.

Mirabilis alipes (Nyctaginaceae) (35x30,Z5,P,C,3:8w) ……………………..........……….... 25 seeds / $4.00

 05458.15  (W) Duchesne Co., UT, 6050ft, 1845m.  An odd cousin of the more common M. multiflora with very glaucous, blue-gray leaves and pendant heads of pale pink. A Uintah Basin endemic.

Mirabilis multiflora (Nyctaginaceae) (45x80,Z4,P,C,2) ......................................................... 25 seeds / $3.50

 56964.19  (W) Chaffee Co., CO, 7600ft, 2317m.  Huge mounds of thick cordate leaves bearing brilliant deep violet to magenta funnel-flowers.  Usually found solitary or in isolated clumps.  On S-facing slopes of very rocky loam.   Photo

Mirabilis multiflora (Nyctaginaceae) (45x80,Z4,P,C,2) ................................................. 25 seeds / $3.50 56964.31 (W) Santa Fe Co., NM, 6800ft, 2073m. Essentially identical population (compared to our Chaffee Co., CO, population, 56964.19, above) here under pinyons.

Monardella nana v. arida (Lamiaceae) (4x18,Z6,P,L,1) ............................................. 20 seeds / $4.00 58168.21 (W) Riverside Co., CA, 4000ft, 1220m. White pin-cushion flowers on green-white bracted heads from pink buds. Broad cushions of cinereous leaves on dolomite outcroppings.

Monardella purpurea(Lamiaceae) (12x24,Z5,P,L,3:6w) .................................................... 40 seeds / $3.50 70985.22 (W) Siskiyou Co., CA, 5200ft, 1585m. Aromatic plants of deep green, oblong, leathery leaves and globose heads of deep lavender.

Monardella villosa (26x32, Z6, P, L, 3:8w) ........................................................................ 100 seeds / $3.00

 90564.10  (W) Shasta Co., CA, 3000ft, 915m.   Multiple stems with heads of deep lavender.

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