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Nananthus aff. broomii (Aizoaceae) (4x18,Z7,P,L,1) ............................................................ 30 seeds / $3.00

 10767.09   The thick, triangular, blue-gray foliage forms very attractive, tight mounds which sport numerous yellow, red-striped flowers over a long period in the spring.

Nananthus transvaalensis (Aizoaceae) (4x10, Z9, P, L, 1) ………………….........….......... 70 seeds / $2.50

 78753.02  Succulent pointed leaves bear yellow flowers with mid-line maroon stripes.

Nananthus X (3x8, Z9, P, L, 1) ............................................................................................. 50 seeds / $3.00

 10012.00  Sessile flowers vary in color from deep pink and claret to deep yellow.

Nassauvia revoluta (Asteraceae) (10x12, Z6, P, L, 3:6w) ..................................................... 50 seeds / $4.00

 74410.11  (W) Volcán Lonquimay, IX Reg., Chile, 5800ft, 1768m.  Reptilian-looking stems are covered with tough, thick, overlapping, recurved scales.  Stems terminate in a bulbous head of white.

Nepeta phyllochlamys (Lamiaceae) (8x16, Z5, P, C, 3:5w) ……………………….............. 50 seeds / $2.50

 70371.05  Prostrate creeper with attractive blue-gray, pebbled foliage.  Small speckled flowers in summer.

Nepeta yunnanensis (60x50,Z6,P,L,1) ................................................................................. 20 seeds / $3.50

 96978.07   An imposing beauty of textured, gray-green foliage and spikes of deep blue flowers all summer.

Nigella damascena (Ranunculaceae) (10x10,A,C,1) ............................................................. 50 seeds / $2.50

 15176.04    Blue, cornflower-like blossoms on compact plants of thready leaves. The inflated fruits eventually turn brown and are very decorative.

Nolina microcarpa (75x100, Z6, P, C, 1) .............................................................................. 75 seeds / $2.50

 56532.15  (W) Grant Co., NM, 6400ft, 1950m.   Numerous panicles of white, purplish, or brownish.

Oenothera caespitosa v. crinita (Onagraceae) (8x15, Z5, P, L, 2) ........................................ 50 seeds / $3.00

 12043.11  (W) Millard Co., UT, 6000ft, 1829m.  Long hairy leaves form handsome furry tufts.  Large white rounded lowers turning pink to violet as they fade.  On calcareous sandy rubble.

Oenothera caespitosa v. marginata (Onagraceae) (10x18, Z6, P, L, 2) ................................ 50 seeds / $3.00

 12040.14  (W) San Juan Co., UT, 4430ft, 1350m. Large-toothed rosettes bear large white flowers fading to pink.

Oenothera macrocarpa (20x24, Z5, P, L, 3:6w) ................................................................... 40 seeds / $3.50

 56142.11  (W) Colfax Co., NM, 6100ft, 1860m.  Gigantic bright yellow flowers arising from the base, followed by large winged fruits.  Foliage green to silver.

Ononis rotundifolia (Fabaceae) (40x50, Z5, P, SC, 1) …………….…............………….... 16 seeds / $2.50

 74808.04  An evergreen shrublet with roundish, toothed leaves and racemes of white to pink pea-flowers.

Opuntia aurea X polyacantha (Cactaceae) (15x26,Z4,P,C,3:6w) ................................ 30 seeds / $3.50 08755.12 (W) Piute Co., UT, 8500ft, 2591m. JRT610 Round pads about 3.5" diameter with growth habit like O. polyacantha and lack of spines somewhat like O. aurea. Thickened brown areoles with glochids throughout the pads which turn a beautiful dark purple color in winter. Light pink flowers.

Opuntia erinacea (15x30, Z4, P, SC, 4:6w) .......................................................................... 60 seeds / $3.00

 27458.14  (W) Wayne Co., UT, 6800ft, 2073m.  Blossoms in yellow, peach and apricot shades here.

Opuntia humifusa X inermis (9x28,Z4b,P,C,2) ................................................................ 25 seeds / $3.50 35987.06 Ex cult. Thompson. TC101 Mother plant is a completely spineless form from West Virginia crossed with different tetraploid varieties with red, orange and bicolored flowers.

Opuntia pinkavae (Cactaceae) (15x30,Z4,P,C,2) .......................................................... 20 seeds / $4.00 70588.16 (W) Coconino Co, AZ, 5800ft, 1768m. DB Nice compact plants with sparse spines and brick red to magenta flowers.

Opuntia spinosior (120x70, Z9, P, C, 2) ............................................................................... 50 seeds / $2.50

 76723.11  (W) Graham Co., AZ, 4000ft, 1220m. A tree cholla with gray-green stems, flowers unseen.

Origanumdictamnus (Lamiaceae) (20x30,Z6,P,L,1) ...................................................... 35 seeds / $4.00 15542.14 (W) Mt. Dikti, Crete, 2000m., Greece. A rounded subshrub with very woolly, orbicular leaves and drooping inflorescences of bright reddish-purple bracts surrounding pink flowers.

Oxytropis besseyi v. argophylla (Fabaceae) (7x8,Z4,P,SC,1) ............................................. 30 seeds / $4.00

 10402.46  (W) Beaverhead Co., MT, 6300ft, 1921m.   Tight, silvery-white cushions bear racemes of brilliant magenta. Far superior to the typical form of O. besseyi. On S-facing hills of hard limestone.

Oxytropis besseyi v. salmonensis (12x20,Z5,P,SC,1) ......................................................... 20 seeds / $4.00

 10405.16  (W) Custer Co., ID, 5400ft, 1646m.   Spectacular large racemes of magenta over pinnatifid, silver-green foliage. After my initial collection in late June (2006), I returned in mid-July to find the entire gulch where the plants had been blooming completely buried under a foot of mud due, apparently, to a cloudburst. It will be interesting to see if this population can recover from nature's violent outburst.   Photo

Oxytropis hidakamontana (14x20,Z5,P,SC,1) …………………………............................. 15 seeds / $3.50

 35545.16   (W) Japan.   Vigorous tufts of hairy foliage bear violet-blue flower heads.

Oxytropis lagopus (3x9,Z4,P,SC,1) ...................................................................................... 50 seeds / $4.00

 54162.26  (W) Custer Co., ID, 8325ft, 2538m.   Silver, woolly cushions and short racemes of brilliant violet-red. The buds have a peppery look due to the presence of black hairs. Found on limestone slopes. One of the most beautiful in the genus.   Photo

Oxytropis sericea (20x18, Z4, P, SC, 1) .............................................................................. 90 seeds / $2.50

 76404.14  (W) Weld Co., CO, 5450ft, 1660m.  Large racemes of pure white, fragrant flowers.

Oxytropis shokanbetsuensis (16x20,Z5,P,SC,1) .................................................................. 15 seeds / $3.50

 76369.16    Japan. Rosettes of pinnate leaves produce several scapes with blue-mauve flower clusters.

Oxytropis viscida (9x12,Z4,P,SC,1) ...................................................................................... 20 seeds / $3.00

 90606.15  (W) Fremont Co., WY, 6950ft, 2118m.   Tufts of sticky, dark green, pinnatifid foliage with fat heads of purplish flowers. Late summer bloomer.

Oxytropis yezoensis (6x16,Z5,P,SC,1) ……………………………………......................... 15 seeds / $3.50

 96428.16     Low-growing subshrub with woolly, pinnate leaves and purple flowers on short scapes in late summer.  From Japan.

Ourisia microphylla (Scrophulariaceae) (2x6, Z?, P, L, 2) …………...........……….……..... 60 seeds / $4.00

 56542.04  Ex Termas de Chillán, Chile, 1600m.  Microscopic leaves on thready stems look like clumps of moss.  The 5-petalled, round-lobed, 1-cm flowers are the most delicate shade of pastel pink.

Paeonia brownii (Paeoniaceae) (22x30,Z5,P,C,3:12w) ........................................................... 18 seeds / $6.00

 10766.18  (W) Wallowa Co., OR, 5800ft, 1768m.  Wonderful foliage -- dissected, leathery, glaucous, bluish-green with pendant, brownish-maroon flowers about 2 to 3  inches across, the centers packed with stamens.   Photo1   Photo2

Parthenium tetraneuris (Asteraceae) (3x10, Z5, P, C, 3:6w) ................................................ 10 seeds / $3.00

 78418.14  (W) Fremont Co., CO, 4800ft, 1465m.  Dense caudices bear gray leaves and creamy flower buttons.  On calcareous shales of the Arkansas River Valley.

Pediocactus simpsonii (Cactaceae) (12x9, Z4, P, GL, 3:4w) ................................................. 40 seeds / $3.50

 76597.23  (W) Chaffee Co., CO, 8200ft, 2500m.  Hefty barrels topped by fragrant, pink flowers early in the spring.  In loamy gravel.  From greenhouse stock plants …………………............................. 100 seeds / $8.00

Pediocactus simpsonii (Cactaceae) (6x10,Z4,P,GL,3:4w) ...................................................... 40 seeds / $3.50

 76597.68  (W) Grand Co., CO, 7800ft, 2378m.  This population dwells on the stony loam of barren North Park.  Pink flowers.

Pediocactus simpsonii v. minor (3x7,Z5,P,GL,3:4w) ………………………...........……..... 10 seeds / $4.00

 76599.15  (W) Iron Co., UT, 6000ft, 1829m.  A dwarf form with cream flowers. On gritty, limey soil.

Pediocactus simpsonii v. nigrispinus (13x15, Z6, P, GL, 3:4w) ............................................ 40 seeds / $3.50

 76596.16  (W) Kittitas Co., WA, 2500ft, 762m.  Deep magenta-pink flowers on black-spined barrels.   Photo

Penstemon absarokensis (12x12, Z3, P, RGL, 3:12w) .......................................................... 10 seeds / $6.00

 15076.53  (W) Park Co., WY, 9900ft, 3018m.  Short, congested stems of large blue flowers over broadly-ovate,  glossy green leaves.  Introduced in 2004, this collection is from the highest station on record -- on steep, S-facing, cinder screes.

Penstemon acaulis (Scrophulariaceae) (1x8,Z3,P,C,4:12w) ............................................ 20 seeds / $6.00 01222.26 (W) Daggett Co., UT, 7450ft, 2271m. Densely-tufted mats and masses of stemless blue flowers. Choice species endemic to barren hills near the Wyoming-Utah border. Photo

Penstemon albidus (15x7, Z4, P, L, 4:8w) ............................................................................. 75 seeds / $2.50

 19410.15  (W) Elbert Co., CO, 6650ft, 2030m.  White spikes over somewhat hairy leaves.

Penstemon angustifolius v. venosus (blue fls) (30x14, Z4, P, GL, 4:8w) ............................. 90 seeds / $2.50

 19833.14  (W) San Juan Co., NM, 5800ft, 1768m.  Stout stems with glaucous leaves bear bright blue flowers in numerous whorls.  Growing in sandy clay.

Penstemon aridus (10x7,Z4,P,L,3:8w) ……………………………………........................... 40 seeds / $3.00

 07455.86  (W) Beaverhead Co., MT, 6000ft, 1829m.   Grassy tufts with a dense inflorescence of small blue flowers. On S-facing slopes of limestone.

Penstemon aridus (10x7,Z4,P,L,3:8w) ................................................................................... 70 seeds / $3.50

 07455.78  (W) Lemhi Co., ID, 7700ft, 2348m.  Grassy tufts with dense inflorescences of small blue flowers. On N-facing slopes of limestone.

Penstemon bicolor ssp. roseus (100x40, Z6, P, L, 3:8w) ...................................................... 90 seeds / $3.00

 10553.11  (W) Clark Co., NV, 2500ft, 762m.  Pink to magenta flowers with violet lines on the lower lip.

Penstemon caespitosus v. caespitosus (4x25, Z4, P, L, 4:12w) ........................................... 60 seeds / $4.00

 12041.33  (W) Grand Co., CO, 9000ft, 2744m.  Creeping stems clothed in linear-spatulate leaves eventually form mats nearly a foot in diameter and are smothered with blue, white-throated flowers in early summer.  Choice new collection from this area.

Penstemon caespitosus v. desertipicti (1x12, Z4, P, L, 4:12w) ............................................ 30 seeds / $4.00

 12042.24  (W) Garfield Co., UT, 8000ft, 2439m.  Probably the most prostrate of all.  Tiny, oblanceolate, blue-gray leaves along creeping, rooting stems form mats bearing blue-purple flowers with a white throat.

Penstemon cobaea (55x18,Z5,P,C,3:8w) ............................................................................... 60 seeds / $3.50

 12760.27  (W) Murray Co., OK, 1500ft, 457m.  Stunning in full bloom, the white baggy flowers, often highlighted pale lavender, are the largest in the genus. Shiny green leaves with small teeth.   Photo

Penstemon crandallii v. crandallii  (8x22, Z4, P, GL, 3:8w) …............................................. 50 seeds / $3.50

 12757.11  (W) Mesa Co., CO, 8500ft, 2591m.  Multitudes of bright blue blossoms festoon the plants.

Penstemon cyananthus (50x18, Z4, P, L, 4:12w) ................................................................ 100 seeds / $3.00

 12975.23  (W) Cache Co., UT, 8100ft, 2470m.  The vibrant Wasatch Penstemon sports brilliant blue flowers packed on several stems from a basal clump of glossy lanceolate leaves.  Spectacular.

Penstemon davidsonii v. menziesii (Scrophulariaceae) (5x15,Z5,P,RL,3:8w) ................ 100 seeds / $4.00 15232.12 (W) Clallam Co., WA, 6200ft, 1890m. Serrated leaves and short racemes of blue-violet. On crumbling, E-facing volcanic ledges and cracks.

Penstemon davidsonii v. praeteritus (10x40, Z4, P, RL, 3:8w) .......................................... 100 seeds / $3.00

 15233.17  (W) Harney Co., OR, 8900ft, 2713m.  Relatively huge, upward-facing, gaping blossoms of violet to lavender-blue on short racemes cover domed mats of thyme-like, gray-green, acuminate leaves.

Penstemon debilis (9x16, Z5, P, GL, 3:8w) ........................................................................... 30 seeds / $5.00

 15350.13  (W) Garfield Co., CO, 8200ft, 2500m.  Beautiful compact mounds of silver-green foliage bear dense clusters of pale pink to pale lavender flowers.  Super plant of sliding oil shale screes.   Photo1   Photo2

Penstemon eatonii v. undosus (55x24,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ............................................................. 60 seeds / $3.00

 20802.15  (W) Montrose Co., CO, 6000ft, 1829m.   A robust form with crisply-wavy leaf margins.

Penstemon eriantherus (dwarf form) (8x6,Z3,P,GL,3:8w) ................................................... 50 seeds / $3.00

 27455.17  (W) Park Co., WY, 8300ft, 2530m.  The flower racemes were under 3" tall over mere tufts.

Penstemon janishiae (15x12, Z5, P, RGL, 4:8w) ………………………...........………….... 90 seeds / $3.50

 50198.18  (W) Plumas/Lassen Co., CA, 7550ft, 2302m.  Tufts of linear-spatulate, sparsely-dentate leaves sprout several stems bearing large, gaping, bilabiate lavender flowers, each with a prominent yellow-bearded staminode.  One of the best Great Basin natives.

Penstemon kingii (20x24,Z5,P,RL,4:8w) ……………………………………….........…….. 50 seeds / $3.50

 52598.25  (W) Eureka Co., NV, 6100ft, 1860m.  Shrubby tufts of narrow, somewhat cinereous leaves bear several verticillasters of intensely blue or violet-blue flowers. Aestivates in the summer.

Penstemon laricifolius ssp. laricifolius (10x8, Z3, P, GL, 4:16w) ....................................... 100 seeds / $2.50

 54215.37  (W) Carbon Co., WY, 6850ft, 2088m.  This lovely form has flowers in various pink shades.

Penstemon 'MESA' (70x25, Z4, P, RL, 3:6w) ....................................................................... 50 seeds / $3.00

 56416.08  A section Habroanthus hybrid with substantial purple-blue flowers on strong stems.  Fully reblooms later in the summer equal in vigor to the first.

Penstemon nitidus v. longifolius (40x22, Z4, P, RGL, 3:8w) ................................................ 90 seeds / $2.50

 58619.17  (W) Powell Co., MT, 4400ft, 1341m.  Shiny blue, strapping leaves, bright blue flowers.

Penstemon pachyphyllus v. congestus (35x15, Z4, P, L, 4:8w) ......................................... 100 seeds / $2.00

 70152.01  (W) Emery Co., UT, 8200ft, 2500m.  Thick, gray-green leaves, intense blue-violet spikes.

Penstemon perpulcher (35x30, Z4, P, RGL, 3:8w) ………………………..............……...... 80 seeds / $3.50

 70414.50  (W) Blaine Co., ID, 4700ft, 1433m.   Bright blue flowers over narrow green foliage.

Penstemon petiolatus (Scrophulariaceae) (9x14,Z7,P,L,2) ........................................ 60 seeds / $5.00 70418.11 (W) Washington Co., UT, 3700ft, 1125m. Perhaps the most brilliantly-colored Pent with rose-magenta flowers on handsome, serrated, glaucous blue foliage. Sprouts from limestone cliffs. Photo

Penstemon pinifolius 'Compactum' (16x35,Z4,P,L,4:8w) .............................................. 100 seeds / $3.50 70599.00 A choice dwarf selection. Compact racemes of red-orange on diminuitive shrublets.

Penstemon pseudospectabilis (70x30, Z5, P, L, 4:8w) ....................................................... 100 seeds / $2.50

 70776.00   Ex cult.  Clasping, oblong saucer-leaves and bright rose-red flowers.

Penstemon pumilus (4x9,Z4,P,L,3:8w) ................................................................................... 70 seeds / $4.00

 70997.68  (W) Butte Co., ID, 5600ft.  Tufts of gray-green, cinereous, lance-shaped leaves sprout several stems bearing clouds of blue-purple flowers. Rarely-offered endemic of central Idaho.   Photo

Penstemon richardsonii (65x35, Z5, P, L, 3:6w) ................................................................. 100 seeds / $2.50

 74552.17  (W) Klickitat Co., WA, 500ft, 152m.  Low arcs of bright lavender-pink in late season.

Penstemon rupicola (8x20, Z5, P, L, 3:8w) ......................................................................... 100 seeds / $3.50

 75010.35  (W) Linn Co., OR, 5600ft, 1707m.  Vivid deep rose-pink flowers over powder-blue foliage.

Penstemon subulatus (40x30,Z7,P,L,3:8w) …………………………………..........…….. 100 seeds / $2.50

 76950.15  (W) Maricopa Co., AZ, 2800ft, 854m.  Scarlet, tubular flowers and lance-like leaves.

Penstemon thompsoniae (3x10,Z4,P,GL,4:12w) ................................................................... 70 seeds / $3.50

 78370.29  (W) White Pine Co., NV, 7200ft, 2195m.  One of the most compact forms I have seen with tiny ashy-gray leaves densely packed on creeping stems. Flowering stems ascend slightly and bear clusters of small, dark blue flowers.  Growing on caliche with Lepidium nanum.

Penstemon uintahensis (8x12,Z3,P,GL,4:12w) .............................................................. 45 seeds / $5.00 85987.33 (W) Uintah Co., UT, 11500ft, 3506m. The tiniest member of the Habroanthus Sect. and perhaps one of the rarest. Mats of leathery, linear-spatulate, dark-green leaves bear several short racemes of sky-blue, secund flowers. A treasure endemic to the Uintah Mtns. On quartzite tundra. Photo

Penstemon utahensis (36x15,Z4,P,RGL,3:8w) ...................................................................... 40 seeds / $4.00

 87817.65  (W) Emery Co., UT, 5400ft, 1646m.  Racemes of brilliant carmine-pink flowers will illuminate your garden in early spring. Attractive glaucous blue foliage in thick tufts. Sandy soils.   Photo

Penstemon utahensis (36x15,Z4,P,RGL,3:8w) ............................................................... 40 seeds / $4.00 87817.24 (W) Mesa Co., CO, 4650ft, 1418m. Racemes of brilliant carmine-pink flowers will illuminate your garden in early spring. Attractive glaucous blue foliage in thick tufts. Sandy soils.   Photo

Penstemon whippleanus (30x20,Z3,P,L,4:8w) .................................................................... 100 seeds / $3.50

 92368.27  (W) Mineral Co., CO, 10860ft, 3311m.  This population has the darkest flowers I've ever seen in this genus -- dark purple to literally black.   Photo

Phlox adsurgens (7x16,Z5,P,L,4:12w) ................................................................................... 10 seeds / $6.00

 15576.36  (W) Douglas Co., OR, 5000ft, 1524m.   This loosely-mat-forming perennial with ovate leaves spreads slowly stoloniferously and sprouts numerous scapes terminating in open clusters of fragrant, broad-petalled pale– to deep-pink flowers, often with dark markings in the center.

Phlox adsurgens (Polemoniaceae) (7x16,Z5,P,L,4:12w) ............................................. 10 seeds / $6.00 15576.66 (W) Josephine Co., OR, 5500ft, 1677m. This loosely-mat-forming perennial with ovate leaves spreads slowly stoloniferously and sprouts numerous scapes terminating in open clusters of fragrant, broad-petalled pale- to deep-pink flowers, often with dark markings in the center. Photo

Phlox albomarginata (3x12,Z4,P,L,4:12w) ............................................................................ 15 seeds / $6.00

 19411.39  (W) Butte Co., ID, 7100ft, 2165m.  Dense, slightly-viscid cushions of awl-shaped leaves with thickened, whitish margins.  Large, beautiful, snow-white flowers cover the cushions in early summer.  Growing in screes of limestone chips.   Photo

Phlox alyssifolia ssp. abdita (2x10,Z4,P,C,4:12w) …………..……………...............…….. 15 seeds / $6.00

 05510.25  (W) Pennington Co., SD, 6600ft, 2012m.  Mats of stiff, wide leaves are covered with large, wide-open flowers colored pink, lavender or white. On limestone hills covered with pine duff.

Phlox austromontana v. jonesii (10x24,Z6,P,C,3:8w) ..................................................... 12 seeds / $6.00 10168.11 (W) Washington Co., UT, 4200ft, 1280m. A more colorful and robust form of an otherwise fairly widespread species, restricted to SW Utah. Myriad bright pink, almost red, flowers adorn prickly plants covered with long awl-shaped leaves. Growing on S- and W-facing basalt slopes. Photo

Phlox bryoides (1x9,Z4,P,L,4:12w) ........................................................................................ 10 seeds / $6.00

 10763.89  (W) Daggett Co., UT, 7500ft, 2286m.  Incredibly dense, pulvinate mounds of tightly-packed square stems covered with white wool.  Small white flowers.  On barren S-facing stony slopes.   Photo

Phlox condensata (2x15,Z3,P,C,4:12w) ................................................................................ 15 seeds / $6.00

 12799.27  (W) Park Co., CO, 12300ft, 3750m.  Very dense cushions, similar to an alpine P. tumulosa.  Large snow-white flowers.  Often found on S-facing rocky tundra in the Mosquito Range.

Phlox diffusa (Polemoniaceae) (2x15,Z5,P,C,4:12w) ....................................................... 15 seeds / $6.00 15570.33 (W) Kittitas Co., WA, 3875ft, 1181m. Caespitose mats of needle-like leaves sport flowers variously colored lavender, pink and white. On exposed, stony, basaltic ridges. Photo

Phlox grayi (4x18,Z5,P,C,4:8w) ............................................................................................. 12 seeds / $6.00

 32755.10  (W) Coconino Co., AZ, 7200ft, 2195m.  (= P. longifolia ssp. brevifolia = P. stansburyi v. brevifolia). An outstanding cushion Phlox with wide, stiff leaves and luminous cerise-pink flowers. Seeds germinate readily and I find the plants relatively easy to cultivate. Grows on volcanic loam which dries out in the summer.   Photo

Phlox griseola (Polemoniaceae) (3x20,Z5,P,C,4:12w) ............................................... 10 seeds / $7.00 32772.11 (W) Iron Co., UT, 6500ft, 1982m. Superb gray-green, tight, bumpy-surfaced cushions studded with white to pale pink fragrant flowers. Photo

Phlox hoodii (alpine form) (Polemoniaceae) (1x8,Z3,P,L,3:12w) .................................. 12 seeds / $6.00 35674.13 (W) Fremont Co., WY, 8930ft, 2722m. A taxon that rarely ventures into the alpine regions, this population has dense cushions with a surprisingly soft texture and bears masses of snow-white flowers. On limestone substrate.

Phlox hoodii ssp. canescens (2x15,Z4,P,C,4:12w) ................................................................ 10 seeds / $5.00

 35675.18  (W) Rio Blanco Co., CO, 6200ft, 1890m.  Very compact cushions stud themselves edge to edge with fragrant snow-white flowers.

Phlox hoodii ssp. canescens (colored) (2x12,Z5,P,C,4:12w) ....................................... 10 seeds / $6.00 35677.36 (W) Harney Co., OR, 4590ft, 1400m. A colored form here with predominantly pale blue flowers although there are some lavender and pinkish forms also. Dense mats of prickly leaves.

Phlox multiflora (3x20, Z3, P, C, 4:12w) ............................................................................... 15 seeds / $5.00

 56994.13  (W) Uintah Co., UT, 8750ft, 2668m.  Spreading mats of long stiff leaves and large snow-white flowers.  Meadows in the Uintah Mtns turn white when extensive colonies bloom in summer.

Phlox multiflora (white) (3x20,Z3,P,C,4:12w) ....................................................................... 20 seeds / $6.00

 56994.37  (W) Big Horn Co., WY 9100ft, 2775m.  These extensive alpine mats transform into sheets of large white flowers.   Photo

Phlox multiflora (colored) (3x12, Z3, P, C, 4:12w) ............................................................... 10 seeds / $6.00

 56995.15  (W) Converse Co., WY, 7600ft, 2317m.  This seed from a rare colored population of a normally white-flowered taxon.  Pinks and lavenders in deep to pale shades predominate here on loamy soil.   Photo

Phlox nana (Polemoniaceae) (12x9,Z5,P,L,4:12w) ............................................................. 10 seeds / $10.00 58200.15 (W) Lincoln Co., NM, 7400ft, 2256m. At last I have some seed of one of the most beautiful Phlox the American West has to offer. My last collection was in 2007 and then New Mexico went into an extended drought period. Lanceolate leaves on several erect stems, hirsute with glandular hairs, bearing numerous large sumptuous flowers of saturated, deep pink. Long- and late-blooming, from early to mid-summer. Sets frustratingly little seed. Consider your purchase an investment -- once established in your garden, you'll have it forever. My colony from a single original plant in my garden is over 20 years old.   Photo

Phlox opalensis (3x15,Z4,P,L,4:12w) ..................................................................................... 10 seeds / $6.00

 67019.49  (W) Lincoln Co., WY, 6800ft, 2073m.  Essentially a robust form of Phlox bryoides.  The dense, compact buns of square stems are covered with white wool and bear large white flowers.  This new taxon was described only in the last decade.

Phlox pulvinata (blue-flowered form) (2x12,Z3,P,C,4:12w) ........................................ 15 seeds / $6.00 70864.13 (W) Albany Co., WY, 11000ft, 3354m. The deep icy-blue flowers are mirrored by the glacial lakes below the alpine ridges where these dense, caespitose cushions grow. Variation in color is considerable, from very pale blue to deep china blues and even a few lavender-blues. Photo1   Photo2   Photo3

Phlox pungens (4x10,Z4,P,C,4:12w) ...................................................................................... 10 seeds / $7.50

 70998.18  (W) Fremont Co., WY, 6700ft, 2043m.  Dense and prickly mats of stiff, ribbed leaves cover themselves with white flowers. Endemic to tuffaceous soils in west-central Wyoming.   Photo

Phlox woodhousei (7x16,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ................................................................................... 15 seeds / $5.00

 92675.20  (W) Coconino Co., AZ, 7100ft, 2165m.  Narrow-leaved foliage and clusters of pink, white-throated, notched flowers. On level areas of loam derived from basalt.   Photo

Phyllodoce breweri (Ericaceae) (12x60,Z4,P,L,3:6w) ......................................................... 1000 seeds / $3.50

 10758.10  (W) Plumas Co., CA, 6850ft, 2088m.  Rosy-pink blossoms over fir-like stems. On N-facing granitic slopes.

Phyllodoce empetriformis (15x35,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ................................................................ 1000 seeds / $3.00

 39670.19  (W) Idaho Co., ID, 7400ft, 2256m.  Acicular leaves with deep pink campanulate flowers.   Photo

Physaria condensata (2x7,Z4,P,L,3:6w) ................................................................................ 10 seeds / $5.00

 12800.16  (W) Lincoln Co., WY, 6900ft, 2104m.  Genuine xerophytes dwarfed by the constant wind and as silver-white as the gypsiferous badlands these plants grow on.  This new sp., described only in 1983, has decumbent, bright yellow racemes.  I have never seen much fruit set so seed always scarce.

Physaria eburniflora (Brassicaceae) (4x12,Z4,P,L,3:6w) ................................................. 30 seeds / $4.00 21101.13 (W) Natrona Co., WY, 6500ft, 1982m. Heads of moonlight-cream distinguish this species from the others in this genus. Endemic to a small area in central Wyoming, these silvery-green rosettes flower very early in the spring. On W-facing granite ledges.

Physaria newberryi (7x12, Z5, P, L, 1) ................................................................................. 75 seeds / $2.50

 58433.17  (W) Coconino Co., AZ, 6750ft, 2058m.  Silver-gray rosettes produce yellow clouds of flowers.

Platycodon grandiflorum v. nanum (Campanulaceae) (25x10, Z5, P, L, 1) ........................... 80 seeds / $2.50

 32759.00  Blue balloon flowers on dwarf plants.

Platycodon grandiflorum v. apoiensis album (20x8, Z5, P, L, 1) ......................................... 80 seeds / $2.50

 32760.09  Single white flowers on dwarf plants.

Platycodon grandiflorum f. pink (30x12, Z5, P, L, 1) ........................................................... 50 seeds / $2.50

 32761.03  A lovely form with single rose-lilac to pink flowers.

Platycodon grandiflorum 'Double Blue' (32x12,Z5,P,L,1) ………………........................... 80 seeds / $2.50

32770.06     A robust selection with fully double, blue flowers.

Polemonium brandegei (Polemoniaceae) (18x15, Z3, P, GL, 4:8w) …………....................... 80 seeds / $3.00

 10754.45  (W) Albany Co., WY, 7400ft, 2255m.  Spikes of large, snow-white, campanulate flowers.

Polemonium chartaceum (8x18,Z4,P,L,3:6w) ………………………………...............….. 100 seeds / $4.00

 12364.15  (W) Siskiyou Co., CA, 8900ft, 2713m.  Tufted rosettes of chunky, sculptural leaves covered so thickly with glandular hairs as to impart a whitish cast to the plants. The funnelform, deep blue flowers appear in dense balls just above the foliage. A striking contrast to its habitat of deep brown andesite. One of the best.

Polemonium nipponicum (45x25.Z5,P,L,3:6w) ……………………………......................... 30 seeds / $3.00

 58610.06     Similar to P. caeruleum but with larger blue flowers.  From Japan.

Polemonium pulcherrimum (14x35, Z5, P, L, 3:6w) ............................................................. 90 seeds / $3.50

 70994.10  (W) Jackson Co., OR, 7100ft, 2165m.  Dense heads of blue to pale blue.

Pollia japonica (Commelinaceae) (90x90,Z5,P,L,3:6w) ........................................................... 40 seeds / $2.50

 50210.16  (W) Yoro Range, Japan, 200m.  A rhizomatous perennial with glossy, ginger-like leaves and panicles of small white flowers on long scapes. Clusters of blue berries in autumn. From Japan.

Potentilla uniflora (4x16,Z3,P,L,3:6w) ................................................................................... 60 seeds / $4.00

 85857.29  (W) Park Co., CO, 12400ft, 3780m.  One of the best alpine cushion plants.  Tight buns of trifoliolate, silver-green leaves with solitary yellow flowers on short scapes.

Primula cusickiana (Primulaceae) (7x6,Z5,P,L,3:8w) .................................................... 100 seeds / $5.00 13017.72 (W) Camas Co., ID, 5060ft, 1543m. Blue to violet-blue, round-petalled flowers shading to a darker ring around the yellow throat. This population, which bakes on the volcanic Snake River Plains all summer, is probably much more heat-tolerant than the alpine population. Photo

Primula parryi (18x20,Z3,P,L,3:6w) .................................................................................... 100 seeds / $3.00

 70214.49  (W) Boulder Co., CO, 10900ft, 3323m.  "Rocky Mountain Primrose" with magenta flowers.   Photo

Primula rusbyi (8x10,Z5,P,L,3:6w) ........................................................................................ 70 seeds / $4.00

 75016.17  (W) Lincoln Co., NM, 11450ft, 3490m.  A very pretty and floriferous Primrose with umbels of violet. Each flower has a yellow eye and a crimson ring, the petals notched. The stiff green leaves are minutely toothed. The very similar P. rusbyi ssp. ellisiae will be found in this population.   Photo

Primula sieboldii (15x15,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ........................................................................ 70 seeds / $3.50 76435.00 The well-known Japanese Primula in a mix of colors over fringed foliage.

Primula specuicola (Primulaceae) (8x8,Z5,P,L,3:5w) ................................................. 100 seeds / $4.00 76718.31 (W) Grand Co., UT, 4500ft, 1372m. The rosettes of spatulate, sparsely-toothed leaves are covered with a white farina and bear delicate umbels of lavender-purple fls with a large white eye.

Pulsatilla bungeana (Ranunculaceae) (25x15,Z5,P,C,3:8w) ................................................... 30 seeds / $3.50

 10998.09    Nice blue flowers over ferny foliage on this Siberian native. Very choice.

Pulsatilla patens (12x10,Z3,P,C,3:8w) .................................................................................. 80 seeds / $4.00

 70219.48  (W) Big Horn Co., WY, 9400ft, 2866m.  Dwarf form here with pale blue cups. On E-facing limestone slopes.   Photo

Pulsatilla rubra (10x12,Z5,P,C,3:8w) .................................................................................... 30 seeds / $4.00

 74950.00    Deep ruby-red flowers on dwarf plants.

Pulsatilla turczaninovii (30x18, Z4, P, C, 3:8w) .................................................................... 55 seeds / $3.00

 79014.04  Leafy clumps of celery-like leaves sprout deep blue-purple, pendant flowers.  From Siberia.

Rafinesquia neomexicana (Asteraceae) (12x20,A,C,1) ......................................................... 40 seeds / $3.00

 58280.10  (W) San Diego Co., CA, 900ft, 274m.  A cute little annual with white, chicory-like flowers and smooth, gray-green stems.    Photo

Ramonda serbica (7x12, Z5, P, L, 1) …………………………………………….............. 100 seeds / $3.00

 76424.03  Smaller version of R. myconi, with lilac flowers.  Hairy, succulent rosettes.

Ranunculus andersonii (Ranunculaceae) (10x8,Z4,P,RGL,3:12w) ........................................ 50 seeds / $4.00

 20815.56  (W) Blaine Co., ID, 8900ft, 2713m.   Basal tufts of glaucous, dissected leaves with white to pale pink cups very early in the spring, soon after snowmelt. Rubbing the seed will reveal the tiny, cone-shaped seed inside the green papery achenes. On W-facing, fine granite screes.

Ranunculus andersonii (Ranunculaceae) (16x12,Z5,P,RGL,3:12w) ............................. 50 seeds / $5.00 20815.61 (W) Tooele Co., UT, 4750ft, 1448m. Basal tufts of glaucous, dissected leaves with deep pink to red cup-flowers, the first to bloom in the spring, often pushing right through the snowbanks. Rubbing the seed will reveal the tiny, cone-shaped seed inside the papery achenes. This xeric population is more tolerant of the summer heat compared to the Idaho alpine form. On N-facing slopes of rocky loam. Photo

Ranunculus andersonii (Ranunculaceae) (6x12,Z5,P,RGL,3:12w) .................................. 50 seeds / $5.00 20815.72 (W) Camas Co., ID, 5060ft, 1543m. White flowers here on much shorter peduncles compared to the Utah population. On basalt plains.   Photo

Ranunculus glaberrimus (10x16,Z5,P,L,3:6w) ............................................................... 50 seeds / $3.50 32564.33 (W) Twin Falls Co., ID, 3520ft, 1073m. Shining, bright yellow flowers over semi-succulent, broadly-lobed foliage. These drought-resistant plants are often found on sagebrush plains and are among the earliest spring bloomers.   Photo

Ruschia pulvinaris (Aizoaceae) (5x40,Z5,P,L,1) ................................................................... 70 seeds / $3.00

 71004.05     Heat-loving succulent with gray-green, tubercled foliage. Masses of pink in mid-spring. A super rock garden plant from S. Africa.

Ruschia sp. Hantamberg (20x35,Z7,P,L,1) .......................................................................... 30 seeds / $3.00

 35208.09  Ex Hantamberg, N Cape Province, RSA.  Originally from huge, woody, domed specimens covered with bright pink flowers for several weeks in early summer.  Growing on a vernally moist mesa which bakes in the summer and experiences cold winters.

Salix arctica ssp. petraea (Salicaceae) (5x30,Z3,P,L,1) ............................................... 100 seeds / $3.50 23412.45 (W) Summit Co., CO, 12500ft, 3810m. One of the dwarfest willows, forms extensive mats on alpine tundra. Relatively large aments (catkins) at nearly every node. Seed is short-lived and kept refrigerated -- sow immediately upon receipt.   Photo

Salvia chinensis (45x30, Z8, P, L, 1) ..................................................................................... 25 seeds / $3.00

 12370.04  Abundant purple-blue flowers on columnar plants over deep green, leathery rosettes.

Salvia dorrii v. dorrii (Lamiaceae) (35x35,Z5,P,L,1) ................................................. 40 seeds / $3.50 15834.31 (W) Washington Co., UT, 6600ft, 2012m. Silvery-green, fragrant rounded leaves packed onto these dense subshrubs support showy spikes of purplish-blue bracts and blue flowers. Photo

Salvia dorrii v. dorrii (18x30,Z4,P,L,1) ...................................................................... 20 seeds / $4.00 15834.81 (W) Inyo Co., CA, 10100ft, 3079m. Exceptionally hardy population here in the White Mtns growing on S-facing slopes of dolomite. Limited amounts of this dwarf, subalpine form.

Salvia dorrii v. pilosa (Lamiaceae) (50x60,Z7,P,L,1) ............................................................. 30 seeds / $3.50

 15837.10  (W) Kern Co., CA, 5100ft, 1555m.  Truly xeric version of this widespread taxon, found in many areas of the Mojave Desert. Spectacular bush in full bloom.

Salvia funerea (90x80,Z8,P,L,1) ……………………………………………..........……..... 18 seeds / $6.00

 31018.15  Ex cult.  The holly-like leaves, the stems and the calyxes are all encased in thick-spun, blue-white wool. Sky-blue flowers are borne in late spring. Perches on limestone ledges in the wild and is a challenge to cultivate, demanding absolute drainage and protection from winter wet.

Salvia greggii (50x50, Z7, P, C, 1) ……................................................................................ 20 seeds / $3.00

 32762.04   Ex cult. Carlsbad, NM, 3300ft.   Nearly ever-blooming with bright cherry-red flowers.

Salvia greggii (Lamiaceae) (55x60,Z6,P,C,2) ................................................................. 45 seeds / $3.00 32762.11 Ex cult., Thompson. JRT05G Multitudes of bright cherry-red blossoms festoon tidy bushlets practically the entire summer and fall.

Salvia pachyphylla (60x50, Z5, P, C, 2) ………………………………………............….... 50 seeds / $4.00

 70172.15  (W) Tulare Co., CA, 6100ft, 1859m.  A more robust cousin of Salvia dorrii with 4" to 6" ovate flower spikes of rosy-purple bracts surrounding blue trumpets.  This is my "robust form” from the original collection site.  Spectacular in full bloom, see High Country Gardens catalog.   Photo

Salvia summa (24x32,Z7,P,L,2) …………………………………………………........….... 18 seeds / $6.00

 77016.15  (W) Eddy Co., NM, 4960ft  New to cultivation is this limestone dweller with oak-like, hairy leaves and large, gaping, rosy-pink flowers. Endemic to remote canyons in the Guadalupe Mtns.

Saponaria cypria (Caryophyllaceae) (16x22,Z6,P,L,3:8w) ........................................... 45 seeds / $3.50 12983.14 (W) Troodos Mts., Cyprus. Glaucous, blue-green, evergreen leaves and large, bright pink flowers on longish stems. A wonderful little plant whose flowers open in the evening and close about noon the following day. Great for late-season color in July and August.

Saponaria pumila (4x30,Z4,P,L,3:8w) ................................................................................... 30 seeds / $3.50

 71016.06     Densely caespitose cushions with long, linear leaves bear stemless, inch-wide, bright lilac-pink flowers with undulate petals.

Sarracenia purpurea (Sarraceniaceae) (40x24, Z4, P, L, 3:16w) …………............……..... 100 seeds / $2.50

 71034.09  Mature pitchers are about a foot long, suffused with reddish-purple.

Saxifraga grisebachii (Saxifragaceae) (10x12,Z5,P,L,3:6w) ........................................... 100 seeds / $5.00 32774.11 (W) Korab Mtns, Macedonia, 3600ft, 1100m. Small, stiff, lime-encrusted rosettes erupt with those wonderful velvety, crimson inflorescences on cherry-pink stems.   Photo

Schizanthus hookeri (Solanaceae) (26x16, A, L, 1) ................................................................ 40 seeds / $2.50

 35681.11  (W) Portillo, V Reg., Chile, 9100ft, 2774m.  This glandular annual boasts large cymes of pretty lavender flowers, the upper petal yellow spotted red and all the petals deeply slashed.

Sclerocactus parviflorus (Cactaceae) (16x12, Z6, P, GL, 3:4w) …………………............... 50 seeds / $3.00

 70235.23  (W) San Juan Co., UT, 6600ft, 2012m.  Apical flowers of purple-magenta to light violet.

Sclerocactus whipplei v. reevesii (15x13,Z6,P,GL,2) .......................................................... 18 seeds / $4.00

 92381.17  (W) San Juan Co., NM, 7100ft, 2165m.  Extremely robust form of an already super cactus. Extra-hefty barrels richly festooned with long recurved spines produce deep pink flowers. A must for cactus lovers.

Scrophularia macrantha (Scrophulariaceae) (60x18,Z5,P,L,1) .............................................. 70 seeds / $3.50

 56172.07    This great New Mexican native displays long wands of puckered scarlet blossoms nearly all summer.

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Scutellaria brittonii (Lamiaceae) (10x5,Z5,P,L,3:6w) ....................................................... 50 seeds / $3.50 10801.15 (W) Douglas Co., CO, 6650ft, 2027m. Purple-blue flowers sporting wide, flaring lips embossed with double pale stripes. Woodland plant forming small colonies under Gambel's Oak.   Photo

Scutellaria tournefortii (10x40, Z4, P, L, 3:4w) .................................................................... 75 seeds / $2.00

 78703.04  Mats of wiry stems with decumbent spikes of cream and reddish-purple flowers.

Sedum japonicum v. senanense (6x24,Z5,P,L,3:6w) …..........................…........................... 50 seeds / $3.00

 50230.16    (W) Japan.  Forms carpets of short stems covered with flattened, bright green and crimson leaves. Yellow flowers.

Sedum laxum (15x10,Z7,P,L,3:8w) ...................................................................................... 100 seeds / $3.00

 54256.26  (W) Josephine Co., OR, 2200ft, 671m.   Globular rosettes of glabrous, very thick, succulent, rounded leaves barely notched at the apex. Flat-topped inflorescences of pink flowers. On steep, N-facing serpentine outcrops.

Sedum laxum ssp. heckneri (7x12, Z7, P, L, 3:8w) ............................................................ 100 seeds / $3.00

 54254.14  (W) Siskiyou Co., CA, 1400ft, 427m.  Originally offered in my 1999 Addendum as Sedum sp. (Salmon River),  I have since researched its identity.  Tiny flattened rosettes, offsetting stoloniferously, appear margined in crystal due to scarious teeth.  Flowers still unseen but should be pale pink.

Sedum moranii (Crassulaceae) (18x12,Z6,P,L,3:8w) ..................................................... 100 seeds / $5.00 56834.24 Ex cult. Rosettes of waxy, green leaves bear red-flushed flowering stems terminating in lemon-yellow heads. One of the closest relatives to the Dudleya genus. Very limited quantities. Cultivated seed from my three plants, painstakingly cross-pollinated with no other Sedums in the area. Photo

Sedum obtusatum (8x10,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ……………..……………………............……..... 100 seeds / $3.00

 77078.15  (W) Siskiyou Co., CA, 5800ft, 1768m.  Rosettes of glaucous, fleshy, rounded leaves, distinctively notched at the apex. Short stems bearing dense racemes of yellow flowers. Often found on the high-elevation serpentine outcrops of northern California.

Sedum pilosum (10x5,Z6,B,L,3:8w) ………..…………………………..........…………... 100 seeds / $3.00

 70614.05     Very attractive first-year rosettes, compact and sphaerical. Sprays of showy pink flowers.

Sedum aff. rupicolum (8x8,Z4,P,L,3:8w) ............................................................................. 100 seeds / $4.00

 75030.28  (W) Blaine Co., ID, 8200ft, 2500m.  Small clumps of burgundy and chalk-colored, ovoid leaves with yellow flowers.  Considered a subspecies of S. lanceolatum, this has not been reported from my locality.  However, it does not appear to be anything else.   Photo

Sedum sempervivoides (14x7,Z6,B,L,1) ……………………………………..........…….. 100 seeds / $3.00

 76416.05   First-year rosettes look very similar to a small Sempervivum, gray-green, mottled purple. The rosettes elongate the second year into dense cymes of carmine red, unique in the genus.

Sedum stelliforme (9x6,Z6,P,L,3:8w) .................................................................................. 100 seeds / $3.00

 76798.17  (W) Cochise Co., AZ, 6800ft, 2073m.  Succulent rosettes of rounded leaves bear upright scapes of whitish or pale pinkish which dry to a distinctive white-gray stellar pattern.

Shoshonea pulvinata (Apiaceae) (6x20,Z3,P,GL,4:12w) ........................................................ 60 seeds / $6.00

 71014.28  (W) Park Co., WY, 8000ft, 2439m.  Tight mounds of highly aromatic, pinnatifid foliage sprout numerous short-peduncled yellow flowers.  On N-facing limestone slopes.  Relatively easy to grow for such a dense alpine cushion.  First introduced in 1994.   Photo

Silene acaulis ssp. acaulescens (Caryophyllaceae) (2x24,Z3,P,L,2) ........................ 100 seeds / $3.50 01224.31 (W) Albany Co., WY, 10100ft, 3079m. Tight mats of fleshy green spike-like leaves are studded with small pink flowers.

Silene argaea (5x16,Z4,P,L,2) ……………………………………………….......…….…. 40 seeds / $3.00

 23433.05  Ex Ericas Dag, Turkey, 3200m.   Large inflated, deep rose-pink blossoms abound in late spring to early summer.

Silene californica (12x24,Z5,P,L,3:6w) ................................................................................ 20 seeds / $3.50

 12219.46  (W) Trinity Co., CA, 4900ft.   Myriad arching stems with lanceolate leaves bear scarlet flowers.

Silene californica (Caryophyllaceae) (12x24,Z5,P,L,3:6w) ........................................... 15 seeds / $3.50 12219.69 (W) Tuolumne Co., CA, 3500ft, 1067m. Myriad arching stems with lanceolate leaves bear scarlet flowers. Limited seed.

Silene hookeri (5x8,Z6,P,L,3:6w) .......................................................................................... 25 seeds / $5.00

 35683.19  (W) Josephine Co., OR, 1500ft, 457m.  Very dwarf plants of broad, velvety, grayish-green leaves. Over-sized flowers with deeply slashed petals variously colored deep salmon to light rosy-pinks. Long blooming, eventually going dormant in the intense summer heat.   Photo

Silene hookeri ssp. bolanderi (Caryophyllaceae) (5x12,Z6,P,L,3:6w) ........................... 18 seeds / $6.00 35682.14 (W) Trinity Co., CA, 2460ft, 750m. Stunning, large, snow-white flowers, deeply incised in this form, narrowly endemic to this area in N Cal., and quite distinct from the typical colored forms. Photo

Silene hookeri ssp. ingramii (Caryophyllaceae) (5x8,Z6,P,L,2) ............................................. 15 seeds / $5.00

 35685.16  (W) Douglas Co., OR, 1510ft, 460m.   Here the flowers are a stunning deep cherry-rose color. On S-facing serpentine slopes.   Photo

Silene petersonii (10x8, Z4, P, L, 1) ..................................................................................... 40 seeds / $4.00

 70438.14  (W) Sanpete Co., UT, 10800ft, 3290m.  From thick, gray-green leaves sprout short scapes bearing deeply-laciniated, pinkish-purple blossoms late in the summer.  Slowly spreads rhizomatously through its native limestone scree.  Considered one of the best in the genus.   Photo

Silene serpentinicola (Caryophyllaceae) (5x12,Z7,P,L,3:6w) .......................................... 20 seeds / $6.00 76434.14 (W) Del Norte Co., CA, 2065ft, 630m. Brilliant scarlet flowers with slashed petals atop a few stiff, dark-green, oval leaves. Growing on N-facing serpentine screes. A superb showpiece for the rock garden. Photo

Sisyrinchium douglasii (Iridaceae) (20x7,Z7,P,L,3:8w) ............................................... 40 seeds / $4.00 15699.21 (W) Siskiyou Co., CA, 2875ft, 876m. Satiny, bright reddish-violet flowers over grassy foliage very early in spring. Photo

Sophora secundiflora (Fabaceae) (100x80,Z7,P,SC,1) ......................................................... 30 seeds / $3.50

 76372.20  (W) Real Co., TX, 2200ft, 670m.  Deep evergreen glossy pinnate leaves.  Beautiful dense clusters of violet-blue to lavender flowers followed by silvery chained pods containing large red to orange, round seeds.

Sphaeralcea ambigua (Malvaceae) (40x38,Z6,P,SL,3:6w) …………………............…….... 75 seeds / $3.00

 21610.25  (W) Mono Co., CA, 6100ft, 1860m.  Densely-packed, deep orange, cupped flowers are displayed to their best advantage against the deltoid, gray leaves and pale green stems. On carbonates.

Sphaeralceacaespitosa (Malvaceae) (6x10,Z5,P,SL,3:6w) ........................................ 35 seeds / $5.00 12044.10 (W) Millard Co., UT, 5700ft, 1738m. Silver-gray tufts of pleated, fan-shaped leaves display heads of large, orange, sessile flowers. Superb endemic of Great Basin limestone barrens and gravels. Photo

Sphaeralcea munroana (30x24,Z5,P,SL,3:6w) ………………………………..........…….... 50 seeds / $3.00

 57018.15  (W) Churchill, NV, 6000ft, 1829m.  Dark maroon stems with dark-green, cut, lobed leaves and many heads of clear orange flowers.

Sphaeromeria capitata (Asteraceae) (12x20, Z4, P, L, 2) ….................................................. 40 seeds / $2.50

 12230.04  Ex Albany Co., WY, 7275ft.   Silver-gray mats of filigreed foliage with greenish poms.

Stachys lavandulifolia (Lamiaceae) (14x24,Z4,P,C,3:6w) ............................................... 25 seeds / $4.00 54251.01 Mats of grooved, hairy, grayish-green leaves. The flower spikes consist of numerous woolly calyxes with spidery appendages, embedded in which are bright purple blossoms. Exquisite species from Turkey. Photo

Stachys sp. (Lamiaceae) (15x20,Z5,P,L,3:6w) …………………………………..............…. 20 seeds / $4.00

 10117.05 Ex Ala Dag, Turkey, 1700m.   A beautiful mat former with rose flower clusters.

Stauntonia hexaphylla (Lardizabalaceae) (500x200,Z6,P,C,5) .............................................. 20 seeds / $3.00

 35455.00    An evergreen, woody climber with palmate leaves and white, six-petalled flowers, violet near the center. Small, purple, edible fruits. Vines are monoecious, from Japan.

Swertia perennis (Gentianaceae) (18x16, Z3, P, L, 3:8w) ………………………….............. 50 seeds / $3.00

 70434.13  (W) Summit Co., CO, 12000ft, 3658m.  From pleated, basal foliage sprout several racemes of star-like flowers in a dark "electric" blue that defies description.  On alpine seeps.

Swertia perennis (Gentianaceae) (26x12,Z3,P,L,3:8w) ....................................................... 90 seeds / $3.50 70434.22 (W) Park Co., WY, 6600ft, 2012m. From pleated, basal foliage sprout several racemes of star-like flowers in a dark "electric" blue that defies description. Near an alpine swamp.

Synthyris missurica (Scrophulariaceae) (14x10,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ............................................. 90 seeds / $4.00 56636.32 (W) Idaho Co., ID, 5500ft, 1677m. Plumes of dark blue flowers over tufts of rounded, toothed leaves. N-facing volcanic slopes. One of the loveliest and earliest-blooming of the Pacific Northwest wildflowers. Photo

Synthyris pinnatifida v. canescens (9x7,Z3,P,L,3:8w) ........................................................ 100 seeds / $3.50

 70617.30  (W) Custer Co., ID, 10200ft, 3110m. Tight rosettes of grayish, ferny foliage. Short spikes of densely-packed purple flowers unfurl soon after the snowbanks recede. On N-facing slopes of rocky alpine tundra.

Synthyris pinnatifida v. lanuginosa (8x5,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ..................................................... 70 seeds / $6.00 70616.42 (W) Clallam Co., WA, 6100ft, 1860m. Perhaps the best form of all with its hairy (tomentulose), silver-gray, pinnate foliage and congested spikes of blue-purple. On dry volcanic scree fields.

Synthyris pinnatifida v. pinnatifida (Scrophulariaceae) (8x10,Z3,P,L,3:8w) ................ 50 seeds / $3.50 70618.11 (W) Cache Co., UT, 9800ft, 2988m. Laciniated, ferny green leaves turn purple with the first frosts. The deep blue flower spikes appear early in the spring. On E-facing slopes of limestone.

Synthyris schizantha (Scrophulariaceae) (16x20,Z6,P,L,3:8w) ......................................... 30 seeds / $4.50 76140.13 (W) Clatsop Co., OR, 2900ft, 884m. Elegant, serrated, dark-green leaves with conspicuous veins, often bronze-tinted. Spikes of lavender-blue, deeply-fringed flowers. Steep N-facing slopes. Photo

Tagetes lemmonii (Asteraceae) (120x120,Z8,P,L,1) .................................................. 40 seeds / $3.00 54426.09 Drought-resistant, heat-tolerant aromatic, shrublets with vibrant yellow daisies.

Talinum brachypodium (2x12,Z6,P,L,1) ............................................................................... 30 seeds / $3.50

 10740.07   Ex cult.  Deep pink flowers similar to T. brevifolium but more robust, the stems having a tendency to creep. Limited quantities.

Talinum brevifolium (Portulacaceae) (2x5,Z6,P,L,2) ........................................................ 40 seeds / $5.00 10759.14 (W) San Juan Co., UT, 4560ft, 1390m. Huge rose-like flowers over an inch (3 cm) across, the largest in the genus, varying in color from pale pink to deep rose-pink. The succulent, prostrate clumps of sausage-like leaves are practically everblooming. Photo

Talinum pulchellum (6x12, Z5, P, L, 1) ................................................................................. 70 seeds / $3.50

 71024.01  Ex NM Mtn crests.  Clumps of blue-green, terete leaves produce deep pink flowers.

Talinum spinescens (15x16,Z6,P,L,1) ………………………………………....................... 25 seeds / $3.00

 76728.56  (W) Douglas Co., WA, 2500ft, 762m.   Dense cushions of succulent, sausage-like leaves. Well-branched cymes of myriad pink to rose flowers. On basalt scablands.

Talinum thompsonae (Portulacaceae) (4x8,Z5,P,L,3:4w) ................................................ 40 seeds / $3.50 78373.03 (W) Ex Emery Co., UT, 7800ft, 2377m. Tiny Sedum-like clumps bear pink flowers in its native habitat. Somewhat larger and more vigorous under cultivation.

Tanacetum heterotomum (Asteraceae) (12x30,Z5,P,L,1) ..................................................... 20 seeds / $3.00

 35448.07    A great little slow-growing, suffrutescent subshrub only 4" tall, taking years to reach a foot across.  Pinnatifid, silvery-green leaves and small white flowers.

Tanacetum uralense (30x16, Z3, P, L, 1) .............................................................................. 55 seeds / $3.00

 87422.01  Soft, blue-white, finely-cut foliage.  Yellow flowers appear in early summer.

Teucrium orientale (Lamiaceae) (16x30,Z5,P,C,3:6w) .......................................................... 40 seeds / $3.00

 67459.06     An elegant little shrub with aromatic, pinnatifid, blue-green foliage and pale purple-blue flowers most of the summer.

Thalictrum uchiyamai (Ranunculaceae) (200x85,Z6,P,GL,3:8w) ........................................... 50 seeds / $3.50

 98235.07    A robust form of T. delavayi in flower size and height. Lilac flowers are borne on shoots of finely-cut foliage reaching 5 to 7 feet tall.

Thermopsis fabacea (Fabaceae) (85x50, Z4, P, SC, 1) ……………………………............. 40 seeds / $2.50

 30180.12  Enormous racemes of primrose-yellow pea-flowers.  Native to Kamchatka.

Thermopsis rhombifolia (Fabaceae) (12x9, Z4, P, SC, 1) ..................................................... 35 seeds / $3.00

 74373.10  (W) Douglas Co., CO, 6400ft, 1951m.  Clumps of golden pea-flowers in early spring.

Tonestuspygmaeus (Asteraceae) (4x10,Z3,P,L,3:6w) ................................................ 40 seeds / $3.50 70980.41 (W) Park Co., CO, 12000ft, 3658m. Caespitose plants of hairy, oblong leaves and yellow daisies on very short stems.

Townsendia condensata (Asteraceae) (3x7,Z3,B,C,3:4w) ...................................................... 15 seeds / $5.00

 12828.18  (W) Beaver Co., UT, 11500ft, 3506m.  Rosetted mounds of spatulate leaves with silvery hairs bear huge white embedded daisies.  This seed from a disjunct population in the Tushar Mtns.   Photo

Townsendia exscapa (Asteraceae) (2x7,Z5,P,C,1) ............................................................. 30 seeds / $4.00 46476.12 (W) Elbert Co., CO, 6650ft, 2027m. Compact buns of silver, linear leaves are covered with white daisies early in the spring. Photo

Townsendia florifer (5x12,Z4,A/B,L,1) ................................................................................. 30 seeds / $3.00

 30563.36  (W) Custer Co., ID, 6400ft, 1951m.   Creeping stems radiating from a rootstalk are covered with linear-spatulate leaves and myriad pink flowers over several weeks in summer.

Townsendia hookeri (2x7,Z4,P,C,1) ..................................................................................... 30 seeds / $4.00

 35684.39  (W) Carbon Co., WY, 6400ft, 1951m.  Tufts of very narrow, silver leaves and stemless white daisies early in spring.

Townsendia hookeri (Asteraceae) (2x7,Z4,P,C,1) ............................................................ 20 seeds / $5.00 35684.76 (W) Jefferson Co., CO, 5970ft, 1820m. Tufts of very narrow, silver leaves and stemless white daisies early in spring.

Townsendia mensana (2x4,Z5,P,C,1) ................................................................................... 10 seeds / $6.00

 56428.78  (W) Duchesne Co., UT, 7200ft, 2195m.  Compact, pulvinate rosettes of silver-gray, filiform leaves embedded with pale pink flowers. These dense, minute cushions are difficult to spot on its native habitat of limestone shales.

Townsendia montana (blue) (2x5,Z3,P,C,1) ………………………………...….................. 25 seeds / $4.00

 56828.65  (W) Big Horn Co., WY, 10100ft, 3079m.  Small tufts of dark green, spatulate leaves with stemless purple-blue flowers. Great form. Growing on W-facing, fractured limestone slopes.   Photo

Trichosanthes cucumeroides (Cucurbitaceae) (30x450,Z?,P,C,1) ......................................... 12 seeds / $2.50

 12982.26  (W) Inazawa, Japan, 30m.  A vining "Snake Gourd" with lobed, undulate leaves and scarlet fruit about 6 cm long.

Trichosanthes kirilowii v. japonica (Cucurbitaceae) (600x200,Z8,P,C,2) ................ 10 seeds / $4.00 52644.19 (W) Nagoya, Japan, 15m. A fascinating monoecious vine with lobed leaves and large, white, fimbriated flowers, followed by yellow gourds.

Trifolium nanum (Fabaceae) (1x30,Z3,P,SC,1) ............................................................ 18 seeds / $5.00 58228.45 (W) El Paso Co., CO, 13200ft, 4024m. Pulvinate, green mats on west-facing, gentle alpine slopes with erect three-fingered leaves tightly packed. Purple to lavender flowers.   Photo

Trifolium X nanum (4x35,Z3,P,SC,1) ................................................................................... 40 seeds / $5.00

 58228.17  (W) Park Co., CO, 12500ft, 3811m.  Exceptionally vigorous and robust plants which may be hybrids of T. nanum and T. dasyphyllum. Dense mats of erect trifoliate leaves with loads of solitary violet flowers lying prostrate around the plants. On rocky, south-facing, alpine slopes.

Trillium ovatum (Liliaceae) (24x14,Z5,P,GL,3:8w) ............................................................... 60 seeds / $4.00 69024.22 (W) Adams Co., ID, 4250ft, 1296m. One of the most wide-spread Trilliums in the Pacific Northwest with white to pink flowers, often with many stems per plant. Growing in deep pine duff in heavy shade. Photo

Trillium rivale (Liliaceae) (6x12,Z6,P,GL,4:12w) ............................................................ 20 seeds / $6.00 74660.46 (W) Josephine Co., OR, 2640ft, 805m. The smallest Trillium with green, pale-veined leaves and white flowers, often spotted pink. On steep, north-facing serpentine slopes. Limited amounts. Photo

Triteleia hendersonii (Liliaceae) (16x9, Z6, P, L, 3:6w) ........................................................ 35 seeds / $4.00

 35428.16  (W) Douglas Co., OR, 1520ft, 463m.  Pale yellow, indigo-striped flowers over grassy foliage.

Vania campylophylla (Brassicaceae) (5x15, Z5, P, L, 1) ....................................................... 40 seeds / $3.00

 12236.03  Soft cushions of gray-green, needle-like leaves which bear abundant clear white flowers on 5-cm stems.  Native to cool limestone screes,  Turkey.

Vella spinosa (Brassicaceae) (25x35,Z7,P,L,1) ................................................................... 30 seeds / $3.50 76732.11 (W) Sierra Nevada, Trevenque, Spain, 6560ft, 2000m. Intricately-branched, spiny, mounding subshrubs covered with straw-yellow flowers in late spring.

Veronica oltensis (Scrophulariaceae) (2x15,Z4,P,L,3:6w) ...................................................... 50 seeds / $3.50

 83478.08    Mats of teensy, dark green, scalloped leaves and short spikes of dark blue flowers.  Turkey.

Veronica schmidtiana v. yezoalpina (10x16,Z4,P,L,3:6w) ………………………................ 75 seeds / $3.00

 76141.05    Pinnatisect foliage in tight mounds with blue and white flowers. Japan.

Violabeckwithii (Violaceae) (5x12,Z4,P,GL,3:8w) ...................................................... 20 seeds / $6.00 10393.21 (W) Harney Co., OR, 4600ft, 1402m. One of the fabulous "Sagebrush Violets." The side and bottom 3 petals are snow white with a yellow throat delicately pencilled deep violet. The smaller upper 2 petals are very deep lilac, paling slightly upwards. Each clump of sage-green, deeply-cut foliage produces a multitude of blossoms which eventually aestivates (goes dormant) by early summer. On vernally moist, gently sloping volcanic meadows. Photo

Viola cuneata (Violaceae) (8x8,Z6,P,GL,3:8w) …….........…………………………............. 15 seeds / $4.00

 13038.26  (W) Josephine Co., OR, 2000ft., 610m.   Small, round, white flowers with deep violet backs and purple eyespots. Broadly ovate, entire leaves with purple veins. Summer dormant.

Viola hallii (6x10,Z6,P,GL,3:8w) .................................................................................. 18 seeds / $6.00 35234.71 (W) Mendocino Co., CA, 6400ft, 1951m. Similar to V. beckwithii but with darker upper petals of violet and creamy lower ones. Loosely slashed, glaucous foliage. Summer dormant. Photo

Viola perinensis (Violaceae) (6x16,Z4,P,L,3:8w) .............................................................. 40 seeds / $4.00 70454.12 (W) Pirin Mtns, 2300m., Bulgaria. Tufts of oblong, thick leaves bear several yellow flowers on 2-3" scapes. Needs well-drained limestone rocks. Photo

Violatrinervata (Violaceae) (6x15,Z6,P,GL,3:8w) ........................................................... 30 seeds / $5.00 78762.43 (W) Yakima Co., WA, 2000ft, 610m. One of the "sagebrush violets" widely distributed over the basalt scablands of eastern Washington. Flowers are borne high over the slashed, leathery foliage, the bottom petals pale lilac with a yellow throat delicately penciled deep violet and the smaller upper petals very deep lilac. Eventually aestivates with the deep summer heat. Photo1   Photo2

Wulfenia baldaccii (Scrophulariaceae) (14x15,Z5,P,L,2) ………………………….............. 100 seeds / $3.00

 10245.05     Hairy rosettes of deeply-toothed, elliptical leaves sprout racemes of small lilac-blue flowers.

Wyethia helianthoides (Asteraceae) (35x35,Z5,P,C,3:6w) .................................................... 25 seeds / $3.00

 35444.28  (W) Blaine Co., ID, 6600ft, 2012m.  Large hairy and scabrous leaves emanate from a central crown, along with white flowers 3" to 4" across, reminiscent of the Shasta Daisy.

Xerophyllum tenax (Liliaceae) (130x45,Z5,P,C,4:12w) ....................................................... 100 seeds / $3.50

 78448.50  (W) Boundary Co., ID, 5800ft, 1768m.  "Beargrass." Attractive grassy rosettes produce stout wands of innumerable white flowers. Leaching seed in water for a day appears to speed germination.

Xylorhiza confertifolia (Asteraceae) (15x24,Z5,P,L,1) ........................................................... 40 seeds / $3.50

 12850.39  (W) Garfield Co., UT, 6350ft, 1936m.  The dwarfest of the Xylorhiza spp. listed here.  The large white daisies are held over loose mounds of linear leaves. Growing on alkaline clay slopes.

Yucca baccata (Liliaceae) (70x75, Z5, P, C, 1) ....................................................................... 50 seeds / $2.50

 10202.13  (W) San Juan Co., UT, 6600ft, 2012m.  Huge waxy flower clusters of cream with darker-tinted sepals nestle in rosettes of stiff, dagger-like leaves.  Banana-like fruits.   Photo

Yucca baccata ssp. vespertina (Liliaceae) (100x220,Z5,P,C,1) ........................................ 30 seeds / $3.50 10203.03 TC066 Long narrow light olive greenish-blue leaves to almost 4 ft. high. Slowly clumps to develop a massive colony up to 8 ft. wide.

Yucca constricta (120x45,Z7,P,C,1) ...................................................................................... 60 seeds / $3.00

 12849.17  (W) Menard Co., TX, 2100ft, 640m.  Large rosettes of narrow leaves and spectacular, multiply-branched inflorescences. One of the predominant Yuccas on the Edwards Plateau.   Photo

Yucca harrimaniae (Var.#2) (35x20,Z5,P,C,1) ...................................................................... 30 seeds / $3.50

 35264.60  (W) Wayne Co., UT, 5100ft, 1555m.  Miniature rosettes with coarsely-filiferous leaves grow on sandstone ledges. Short spikes of cream-colored flowers.

Yucca nana (Liliaceae) (65x15,Z5,P,C,1) ......................................................................... 30 seeds / $4.00 58248.16 (W) San Juan Co., UT, 6600ft, 2012m. Many botanical differences lead me to believe this is the very recently described taxon Y. nana. The flowering stalks are taller than in the typical Y. harrimaniae population, the rosettes are, on average, tinier yet, the seed is twice the usual size and the locality seems to match one of the published sites. Limited quantities due to the drought.

Yucca neomexicana (55x20,Z6,P,C,2) ........................................................................... 30 seeds / $4.00 58284.15 (W) Cimmaron Co., OK, 4300ft, 1311m. JRT251 The smallest population known with heads no more than 8" in diameter. Bright green leaves, about 3/8" wide, with some filament hair.

Yucca pallida (100x40,Z7,P,C,1) ....................................................................................... 50 seeds / $3.50 70246.12 (W) Callahan Co., TX. JRT462 Wide, sky-blue leaves with ivory flower stalks.

Yucca rupicola (180x40,Z7,P,C,1) ..................................................................................... 50 seeds / $3.50 75060.42 (W) Brown Co., TX. JRT461 Variable population with bright green to bluish tinted, wide, twisted leaves. Bloom stalks range from four to nine feet, possibly reflecting some Y. reverchoni influence. Nice ivory flowers.

Yucca schottii (Liliaceae) (200x55,Z7,P,C,1) ...................................................................... 30 seeds / $3.50 76142.19 (W) Santa Cruz Co., AZ, 4800ft, 1463m. JRT8901 Glaucous blue leaves atop trunks covered with thatched old leaves. Sphaerical white flowers in panicles.

Zinnia acerosa (Asteraceae) (12x20, Z6, P, C, 2) ................................................................... 30 seeds / $3.00

 01246.14  (W) Doña Ana Co., NM, 4400ft, 1340m.  Woody subshrubs of gray-green, linear leaves and copius white flowers, nearly everblooming.  On calcareous sandy washes.

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