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Arabis alpina (Brassicaceae) (20x10, Z4, P, L, 3:6w) ……..........………………………....... 80 seeds / $3.00

 05474.13  Hummocks of toothed, obovate leaves produce racemes of white.

Arbutus menziesii (Ericaceae) (600x350, Z8, P, L, 1) ………................................................ 30 seeds / $3.00

 56258.14  (W) Siskiyou Co., CA, 1500ft, 457m.  Attractive trees with smooth, dark pink bark and large, shiny green leaves.  Pink flowers are followed by orange-red berries.  Found in the northern coastal ranges.

Arbutus texana (450x300, Z7, P, L, 1) …………………….................................................. 30 seeds / $3.00

 78294.24  (W) Eddy Co., NM, 5500ft, 1677m.  Distinctive trees with smooth, pinkish-cinnamon, exfoliating bark and shiny, elliptical leaves.  The white, urn-shaped flowers are followed by bright orange berries.

Arctomecon californica (Papaveraceae) (40x18,Z7,P,GL,4:6w) .............................. 100 seeds / $5.00 12050.21 (W) Clark Co., NV, 2080ft, 634m. Turquoise blue and green rosettes clothed with long, silky white hairs. Corymbs of golden poppies. A difficult genus, this species and A. merriamii are probably best suited for the alpine house. Photo1   Photo2

Arctomecon merriamii (Papaveraceae) (35x22, Z7, P, GL, 4:6w) .......................................... 80 seeds / $4.00

 56274.45  (W) Clark Co., NV, 4650ft, 1418m.  Pale blue rosettes are covered with very long, fine white bristles.  Pure white poppy-like flowers.

Arctostaphylos canescens (Ericaceae) (100x100,Z6,P,SC,4:8w) .............................. 100 seeds / $3.50 12060.22 (W) Josephine Co., OR, 3320ft, 1012m. New growth is silvery due to silky hairs on the ovate, blue-green leaves. Deep cinnamon-red, smooth bark and pendulous, tomentose, pink inflorescences, followed by clusters of red berries.

Arctostaphylos coloradensis (Ericaceae) (16x100,Z4,P,SC,4:8w) ......................................... 90 seeds / $4.00

 12654.18  (W) Mesa Co., CO, 8000ft, 2439m.  A handsome hybrid swarm of A. patula, A. nevadensis and A. uva-ursi.  This seed collected from the dwarfest colonies, but expect variable progeny.   Photo1   Photo2

Arctostaphylos columbiana (Ericaceae) (175x120, Z6, P, SC, 4:8w) ……......….................. 90 seeds / $2.50

 12655.14  (W) Humboldt Co., CA, 3000ft, 915m.  New stems and leaves are white-bristly before eventually sloughing off to reveal dark maroon, smooth bark.  White flowers are followed by maroon berries.

Arctostaphylos glandulosa (180x120,Z6,P,SC,4:8w) ...................................................... 70 seeds / $3.50 32548.30 (W) Riverside Co., CA, 6000ft, 1829m. Viscid shrubs with blue-green leaves and masses of pendant pink urns. Beautiful in full bloom. Photo

Arctostaphylos manzanita (200x140, Z7, P, SC, 4:8w) …………………………................ 90 seeds / $2.50

 56058.14  (W) Siskiyou Co., CA, 2200ft, 670m.  Cinnamon bark, blue-green leaves, purplish berries.

Arctostaphylos nevadensis (25x300,Z4,P,SC,4:8w) …………………………............….... 90 seeds / $4.00

 58290.15  (W) Siskiyou Co., CA, 7100ft, 2165m.  Forms miniature foot-high thickets several meters across. Small ovate, blue-green leaves and masses of pendant pink flowers in late spring.

Arctostaphylos patula (90x120,Z4,P,SC,4:8w) ..................................................................... 90 seeds / $3.50

 70078.18  (W) Uintah Co., UT, 8150ft, 2485m.  Contorted branches with cinnamon-red bark and thick, leathery green leaves bear multitudes of pendant flower clusters of ericaceous pink. Probably the hardiest population.   Photo

Arctostaphylos pringlei (Ericaceae) (150x180,Z5,P,SC,4:8w) .................................... 70 seeds / $3.50 70749.16 (W) Coconino Co., AZ, 6900ft, 2104m. These rounded schrubs of blue-green leaves and reddish bark form an arresting display when in full bloom. The inflorescences are apple-blossom pink and glandular-hairy.

Arctostaphylos sp. (plum berries) (180x130, Z7, P, SC, 4:8w) ............................................ 90 seeds / $2.50

 56292.14  (W) Plumas Co., CA, 3300ft, 1006m.   Blue-green leaves with plum-red berries.

Arctostaphylos sp. (black berries) (150x140,Z6,P,SC,4:8w) ……………............………... 90 seeds / $3.00

 56059.15  (W) Siskiyou Co., CA, 4750ft, 1448m.   Large shrubs with smooth, veined, green leaves and dark purple-black berries.

Arenaria fendleri (Caryophyllaceae) (10x26,Z3,P,L,3:4w) ..................................................... 50 seeds / $3.00

 30258.16  (W) Park Co., CO, 12300ft, 3750m.   Grassy tufts carry large, snow-white blossoms on stiff, thready stems. An easily-grown alpine beauty found on alpine screes.

Arenaria hookeri v. desertorum (Caryophyllaceae) (2x20,Z4,P,L,2) ..................................... 90 seeds / $4.00

 35665.38  (W) Uintah Co., UT, 7550ft, 2302m.  Exceptionally tight green cushions with micro-fine needle (acerose) foliage.  Covered with dense, flat-topped cymes of white flowers in early summer.

Arenaria ledebouriana (Caryophyllaceae) (10x15,Z5,P,L,3:8w) .................................. 100 seeds / $3.50 54216.00 Silver-gray, evergreen hummocks with starry, white flowers in summer.

Arenaria nuttallii (7x28,Z5,P,L,3:6w) .................................................................................... 90 seeds / $3.50

 58878.18  (W) Malheur Co., OR, 3200ft, 976m.  Phlox-like cushions of ropy stems covered with acerose foliage and white, starry flowers.  On W-facing tuff-ash slopes.   Photo

Arenaria obtusiloba (Caryophyllaceae) (3x16,Z3,P,L,3:6w) ......................................... 90 seeds / $4.00 61078.42 (W) Sheridan Co., WY, 9800ft, 2988m. Caespitose, flat mats of needle-like leaves. White flowers on short stems cover the cushions in early summer.

Argemone hispida (Papaveraceae) (50x30,Z3,P,C,4:6w) ................................................ 70 seeds / $4.00 35476.14 (W) Albany Co., WY, 7100ft, 2165m. Far superior to the common A. polyanthemos. Has a compact habit with blue, bristly, dissected leaves and large, white, poppy-like flowers. In rocky, loamy soil. Photo

Argemone sanguinea (55x35,Z10,A/B/P,L,1) ..................................................................... 100 seeds / $3.50

 76058.10  (W) Frio Co., TX, 550ft.  Very prickly plants with numerous flowers in rose, lavender, pink and all shades in between.

Armeria caespitosa (Plumbaginaceae) (6x10,Z5,P,L,1) ......................................................... 40 seeds / $3.00

 12032.07    Dense tufts of narrow, dark-green foliage become studded with short-stemmed, light-pink pom-flowers in the spring.

Armeria scabra ssp. sibirica (Plumbaginaceae) (10x4,Z3,P,C,3:6w) .......................... 40 seeds / $3.50 76120.15 (W) Summit Co., CO, 12300ft, 3750m. An alpine that looks like it should be growing along the seashore. Tufts of linear leaves sprout balls of pink flowers. On N-facing tundra.

Artemisia arctica ssp. saxicola (Asteraceae) (28x16,Z3,P,L,1) ........................................... 100 seeds / $3.00

 07412.29  (W) Boulder Co., CO, 10800ft, 3293m.  Dissected, hairy foliage unfurl nodding heads of yellow-green, the phyllaries (bracts) boldly dark-edged.

Artemisia campestris see Oligosporus pacificus.

Artemisia filifolia (80x60,Z4,P,L,1) ..................................................................................... 100 seeds / $3.00

 30454.26  (W) Lincoln Co., CO, 5300ft, 1616m.  Shrubby denizens of the Plains with silvery-green, thready leaves and an inflorescence of thousands of tiny, pendant, silver florets lining the stems.

Artemisia frigida (15x30,Z3,P,L,1) ..................................................................................... 100 seeds / $2.50

 30744.27  (W) Park Co., CO, 9800ft, 2988m.  Condensed mats of incised silver-gray.

Artemisia michauxiana (Asteraceae) (22x24,Z4,P,L,1) ........................................................ 100 seeds / $3.50

 56414.18  (W) Carbon Co., MT, 9200ft, 2805m.  Strongly-aromatic mats of irregularly-incised, emerald-green leaves. On high montane granite screes.

Artemisia pedunculosa (Asteraceae) (28x25,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ............................................ 25 seeds / $3.50 70217.14 (W) Mt. Fuji, 2000m., Japan. An interesting alpine species with loose tufts of dentate leaves and racemes of pale yellow button-flowers on long pedicels.

Artemisia spinescens (10x14,Z4,P,L,2) ................................................................................. 70 seeds / $4.00

 76705.49  (W) Sweetwater Co., WY, 6700ft, 2043m.  (= Picrothamnus desertorum.)   Dense, spiny shrublets with pale green, finely-pedatifid, hairy leaves.  The "spines" are actually the very stiff flowering stems which remain after the greenish flower buttons fall off.   Photo

Artemisia umbelliformis (Asteraceae) (20x15,Z4,P,L,1) ............................................... 40 seeds / $3.50 85610.13 (W) Point de Parey, 2350m., Switzerland. "Alpine Wormwood." Clumps of finely-divided, silver foliage bear numerous stems with small, pale yellow flowers.

Asarum marmoratum (Aristolochiaceae) (10x30,Z6,P,L,4:12w) .................................. 30 seeds / $4.00 56075.26 (W) Josephine Co., OR, 3500ft, 1067m. For Cyclamen lovers, this "Wild Ginger" is a must. The evergreen leaves are generously marbled with paler green and silver and are fragrant of ginger spice. The reddish-brown, basal flowers have long, tapering lobes. On steep, E-facing, serpentine slopes. Photo1   Photo2   Photo3

Asclepiadaceae sp. (250x150,Z7,P,C,3:6w) .......................................................................... 40 seeds / $3.00

 10254.17  (W) Llano Co., TX, 2100ft, 640m. See Cynanchum laeve.

Asclepias arenaria (Asclepiadaceae) (35x18,Z5,P,C,3:8w) ........................................ 30 seeds / $4.00 07426.26 (W) Cheyenne Co., CO, 4625ft, 1410m. Oblong, undulating leaves with yellow and green flowers. Infrequent in sandy areas or on sand dunes. Certainly unusual.

Asclepias cordifolia (Asclepiadaceae) (50x35,Z7,P,CE,3:6w) ................................... 40 seeds / $3.50 12675.21 (W) Tuolumne Co., CA, 5400ft, 1646m. The stems and the heart-shaped leaves are all deep wine-purple in color and bear umbels of purple flowers with pinkish coronas. In volcanic scoria. Photo

Asclepias hallii (50x100,Z4,P,C,3:6w) ........................................................................ 50 seeds / $3.50 35054.26 (W) Saguache Co., CO, 7800ft, 2378m. Typically, the coronas are cream and the corollas pale purple-pink with 40 to 60 per large umbel. Broad plants with oblong leaves. There is considerable flower color variation -- some are all cream, others have deeper pink corollas.

Asclepias latifolia (40x18,Z4,P,C,3:6w) ....................................................................... 50 seeds / $3.50 54078.36 (W) Lincoln Co., CO, 4925ft, 1502m. Wide, shining leaves on stout stalks bear green and yellow flowers.

Asclepias subulata (Asclepiadaceae) (110x120,Z8,P,C,1) ........................................... 30 seeds / $4.00 76811.05 (W) Clark Co., NV, 1200ft, 365m. A shrubby Asclepias with multitudes of rush-like stems topped with creamy heads. Native to the Mojave Desert. Photo

Asclepias tuberosa (Asclepiadaceae) (50x30,Z5,P,C,3:6w) ......................................... 25 seeds / $4.00 78811.25 (W) Catron Co., NM, 6125ft, 1867m. An unexpected find here in a remote corner of New Mexico. Only about a dozen plants, blossoms are decidedly more orange with little tendency towards yellow shades as in the Colorado population.   Photo

Asphodeline taurica (Asphodelaceae) (40x30,Z7,P,C,3:8w) .......................................... 30 seeds / $3.50 78087.04 Thick spikes of numerous 6-petalled flowers erupt from a rosette of thin leaves like an Agave.

Aster alpigenus v. haydenii (Asteraceae) (6x7,Z3,P,C,1) ........................................... 50 seeds / $3.50 05475.22 (W) Big Horn Co., WY, 9650ft, 2942m. Very narrow, thready foliage from a central rootstalk. Striking deep lavender-blue daisies in mid-summer. Growing on fractured limestone rock.   Photo

Aster alpinus v. vierhapperi (Asteraceae) (6x8,Z3,P,C,1) ........................................ 100 seeds / $4.00 05471.13 (W) Gilpin Co., CO, 11360ft, 3463m. Hairy rosettes produce nice deep-lavender flowers.

Aster coloradoensis (Asteraceae) (4x9,Z3,P,L,1) .......................................................... 50 seeds / $4.00 12656.13 (W) Park Co., CO, 9250ft, 2820m. Low tufts of serrated leaves produce luminous pink flowers. Photo

Aster scopulorum (6x15,Z5,P,L,3:4w) ……………………………………………............... 40 seeds / $3.50

 76126.45  (W) Mono Co., CA, 8000ft, 2439m.  From a woody crown arises a forest of stems about 2" tall, adorned with fir-like leaves and terminated with violet daisy flowers. On volcanic substrates.

Astragalus alopecurus (Fabaceae) (45x30,Z5,P,SC,1) .......................................................... 40 seeds / $3.00

 05467.17  (W) V. Urtier, SW Alps, 1900m.  Pale yellow, ovoid flower heads over very hairy, long leaves comprised of dozens of leaflets.

Astragalus alpinus (10x18,Z3,P,SC,1) .................................................................................. 40 seeds / $3.50

 05476.18  (W) Big Horn Co., WY, 9500ft, 2896m.  Small carpets of green, pinnate leaves bear lax spikes of white/pale lavender flowers. On fractured limestone.

Astragalus amphioxys v. vespertinus (Fabaceae) (8x10,Z5,P,SC,1) .................................... 40 seeds / $4.00

 05670.28  (W) Mesa Co., CO, 4800ft, 1463m.  Several large, purple-pink flowers are borne on short, erect stems which recline as the pods mature. Tufts of silver-hairy, pinnate leaves. On sandy clay.   Photo

Astragalus asclepiadoides (16x10,Z5,P,SC,1) ...................................................................... 40 seeds / $2.50

 07612.25  (W) Montrose Co., CO, 6000ft, 1830m.   Intriguing, more like an Asclepiad than Astragalus. Fleshy, broad leaves clasp the stems, diminishing in size up to the apical purplish-pink flower clusters. Large, erect, mottled seed pods.

Astragalus barrii (8x20,Z4,P,SC,1) ....................................................................................... 50 seeds / $3.50

 10075.18  (W) Johnson Co., WY, 4750ft, 1450m.  Cushions of three-fingered, silvery leaves with two-toned rosy-pink flowers.

Astragalus bisulcatus (Fabaceae) (60x60,Z4,P,SC,1) ................................................. 50 seeds / $3.00 10477.14 Bushlets with large pinnatifid leaves bear several spikes of two-toned violet/purple flowers.

Astragalus chamaeleuce (4x7,Z5,P,SC,1) ............................................................................ 30 seeds / $3.50

 12351.68  (W) Duchesne Co., UT, 5400ft, 1646m.  Tufts of silver-gray, pinnate foliage and purple-pink flowers with a white splotch on the banner.

Astragalus chloodes (Fabaceae) (16x20,Z5,P,SC,1) ............................................... 50 seeds / $3.50 12355.21 (W) Uintah Co., UT, 5300ft, 1616m. A most unusual Astragalus with magenta racemes over stiff clumps of grassy foliage. On sandstone ridges.

Astragalus desperatus (8x14,Z6,P,SC,1) .......................................................................... 80 seeds / $3.50 15277.14 (W) San Juan Co., UT, 4575ft, 1395m. Tufts of pinnatifid, silvery-green leaves with short racemes of bicolor flowers, the keels pink and the banners deep lavender. Rows of hirsute, curved pods line the flower stalks at maturity.

Astragalus detritalis (12x10, Z4, P, SC, 1) ........................................................................... 40 seeds / $3.00

 15278.13  (W) Duchesne Co., UT, 5400ft, 1645m.  Racemes of magenta arise from tufts of silver-gray foliage.

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Astragalus iodanthus (10x30,Z4,P,SC,1) .............................................................................. 40 seeds / $3.50

 46150.19  (W) Eureka Co., NV, 6600ft, 2012m.  Ample, green, pinnate leaves spread from a central crown and bear heads of dark violet to lavender blossoms, each with a white patch on the banner.   Photo

Astragalus iodopetalus (Fabaceae) (8x16,Z5,P,SC,1) .................................................. 40 seeds / $4.00 46156.22 (W) Archuleta Co., CO, 6560ft, 2000m. Lavender flowers with a prominent white blotch on the banner fade to iodine-stained blue. Luxurious, arching, pinnate leaves.

Astragalus kentrophyta v. coloradoensis (6x20,Z5,P,SC,1) ................................................ 40 seeds / $3.00

 52250.15  (W) Garfield Co., UT, 4500ft, 1372m.  Robust, spiny-leaved mounds with small purple flowers. Unusual endemic to the Colorado Plateau.

Astragalus loanus (Fabaceae) (4x8,Z5,P,SC,1) ......................................................... 20 seeds / $5.00 54605.11 (W) Sevier Co., UT, 6500ft, 1982m. Creamy-yellow and lavender flowers are followed by hairy, inflated pods. Tufts of silver, trifoliate leaves. An elegant plant on W-facing, shale slopes. Photo1 Photo2

Astragalus lutosus (Fabaceae) (3x10,Z5,P,SC,1) ....................................................... 40 seeds / $5.00 54878.36 (W) Rio Blanco Co., CO, 8540ft, 2604m. 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. This sparkling alpine gem is one of my favorite Astragali. Last offered in 2003.   Photo

Astragalus mollissimus v. thompsoniae (12x15,Z5,P,SC,1) ................................................. 40 seeds / $3.50

 56654.68  (W) San Juan Co., UT, 5250ft, 1600m.  Long racemes of deep purple flowers, shading lighter on inside of banner. Felty-hairy, long-pinnate leaves.  In deep, pink, sandy soils.

Astragalus musiniensis (8x8,Z4,P,SC,1) .............................................................................. 40 seeds / $3.00

 56876.13  (W) Carbon Co., UT, 5630ft, 1715m.  Tufts of wide, gray, lanceolate leaves in threes with pink-purple flower clusters around the base of the plants. Big, pubescent, papery pods.

Astragalus naturitensis (12x18,Z5,P,SC,1) .......................................................................... 40 seeds / $3.50

 58078.17  (W) San Miguel Co., CO, 6000ft, 1829m.  An uncommon sp. with tufts of pinnate leaves and spikes of small flowers, the banners cream and the wings and keel lavender. In sandy soil.

Astragalus neglectus (Fabaceae) (80x50,Z4,P,SC,1) .................................................... 40 seeds / $3.50 58232.02 A shrubby Astragalus with creamy-white blossoms over pinnate foliage. Native to the northern midwestern states, from the Dakotas to Wisconsin.

Astragalus newberryi (7x15,Z4,P,SC,1) ................................................................................ 40 seeds / $3.50

 58293.60  (W) Elko Co., NV, 6300ft, 1921m.  Large purple-pink to magenta flowers with white lines inside the banner over woolly, silvery-white cushions. On stony loam of sagebrush meadows.

Astragalus penduliflorus (40x20,Z5,P,SC,1) ........................................................................ 40 seeds / $3.00

 70258.07    Bright yellow flower clusters on long stalks with bright green, pinnate leaves. The inflated fruit is densely covered with black hairs.

Astragalus purshii v. concinnus (4x9,Z4,P,SC,1) .................................................................. 30 seeds / $4.00

 70872.68  (W) Butte Co., ID, 6500ft, 1982m.  Tufts of silver-gray leaves. Short racemes of bright lavender flowers, the banners with a white patch. On S-facing gravel.

Astragalus purshii v. lectulus (5x20,Z5,P,SC,1) …………………..…..........……………... 40 seeds / $3.50

 70874.25  Mono Co., CA, 6900ft, 2104m.  Spectacular short racemes of purple-lilac are crowded over matted silvery tufts, followed by little cotton seed pod balls. On rocky granite soil.

Astragalus purshii v. tinctus (6x12,Z5,P,SC,1) ....................................................... 40 seeds / $4.00 70875.36 (W) Ventura Co., CA, 7500ft, 2287m. Purple-pink flowers in sessile umbels borne on tight mats of woolly, blue-silver leaves are followed by woolly, white pods.

Astragalus saurinus (Fabaceae) (40x30,Z4,P,SC,1) .............................................................. 30 seeds / $4.00

 76087.18  (W) Uintah Co., UT, 5550ft, 1692m.  Succulent shrublets, large racemes of magenta and white blossoms.  On W-facing, crumbling, red sandstone slopes.   Photo

Astragalus sericoleucus (2x16,Z4,P,SC,1) ........................................................................... 20 seeds / $4.00

 76275.17  (W) Weld Co., CO, 5900ft, 1800m.  Silver mats of woolly, tri-fingered foliage. Small pink-purple blossoms.

Astragalus simplicifolius (Fabaceae) (8x25,Z4,P,SC,1) ............................................... 50 seeds / $4.00 76460.13 (W) Fremont Co., WY, 6620ft, 2018m. Dense silver-gray mounds with white flowers, often shaded lavender. On tuffaceous hills. Photo

Astragalus succumbens (9x24, Z6, P, SC, 1) ........................................................................ 45 seeds / $3.00

 76812.10  (W) Grant Co., WA, 700ft, 213m.  Prostrate stems end in a spectacular pink and lavender inflorescence.  Grows in sand over lava outcrops.

Astragalus uncialis (3x5, Z5, P, SC, 1) ................................................................................. 25 seeds / $4.00

 85812.15  (W) Millard Co., UT, 4800ft, 1463m.  One of the rarest and tiniest of Astragali, its name means "a twelfth of a foot."  Silvery-gray tufts bear relatively large pink-purple to violet flowers followed by flattened seed pods with horns. Very restricted range in the Great Basin.

Astragalus utahensis (Fabaceae) (10x14,Z4,P,SC,1) .................................................. 40 seeds / $3.50 87803.49 (W) White Pine Co., NV, 7350ft, 2241m. Cottony mounds of pinnatifid leaves produce dense racemes of large, rosy-pink to rosy-purple flowers followed by cotton-ball pods. One of the best.   Photo

Astragalus whitneyi v. confusus (10x25,Z3,P,SC,1) .................................................... 60 seeds / $4.00 92391.14 (W) Blaine Co., ID, 8900ft, 2715m. Stiff, upright tufts of pinnatifid, silvery-green leaves bear pale pinkish-lavender flowers which transform into spectacular clusters of mottled pods, like birds' eggs. On W-facing volcanic screes. Photo

Astragalus zionis (12x18,Z5,P,SC,1) ..................................................................................... 18 seeds / $4.00

 98465.19  (W) Kane Co., UT, 4900ft, 1494m.  Purple/pink/white flowers on tufts with marcescent spines.

Asyneuma limonifolium (Campanulaceae) (40x18,Z5,P,L,3:6w) .................................... 80 seeds / $3.50 54456.13 (W) Alps, 2300m., Germany. Clump-forming perennial whose basal leaves are oblong and undulate. Densely-packed spikes of violet-blue.

Atriplex hymenelytra (Chenopodiaceae) (60x100,Z7,P,C,3:6w) .............................. 80 seeds / $3.50 35965.11 (W) Clark Co., NV, 1700ft, 518m. "Desert Holly." Dioecious, glistening shrubs due to the crystalline-like, silvery-green, holly-shaped leaves. Very early bloomer with pendant chains of papery seed pods by early May. Photo1 Photo2

Azaleastrum albiflorum (Ericaceae) (150x100,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ................................................ 100 seeds / $3.50

 05410.30  (W) Chelan Co., WA, 5700ft, 1738m.  Short shrubs of deciduous elliptical foliage bear many shallowly campanulate white flowers nearly an inch wide in axillary clusters.    Photo

Balsamorhiza hispidula (Asteraceae) (35x22,Z5,P,L,3:6w) ................................................... 55 seeds / $3.00

 35486.48  (W) Gooding Co., ID, 3800ft, 1158m.  (= B. hookeri v. hispidula.)  A somewhat larger form of B. hookeri with stiff hairs on the leaves.  On loam derived from basalt.

Balsamorhiza hookeri v. lagocephala (Asteraceae) (25x20,Z6,P,L,3:6w) .................. 55 seeds / $3.50 35666.23 (W) Kittitas Co., WA, 4100ft, 1250m. Deeply dissected leaves and solitary yellow flowers over smaller plants than the typical B. hookeri.

Balsamorhiza hookeri v. lanata (Asteraceae) (20x18,Z5,P,L,3:6w) ............................ 30 seeds / $4.00 35667.19 (W) Siskiyou Co., CA, 3000ft, 915m. Perhaps one of the most attractive members of this genus with slashed leaves, densely white-tomentose on both sides. The flowers are the typical solitary yellow daisies. Known only from the Shasta Valley in northern California. Photo

Balsamorhiza rosea (Asteraceae) (8x25,Z6,P,C,3:6w) ...................................................... 30 seeds / $4.00 74686.43 (W) Benton Co., WA, 1875ft, 572m. Yellow flowers which age to deep orange shades over irregularly-lobed foliage. In gravelly soil over basalt. Photo1   Photo2

Balsamorhiza sericea (Asteraceae) (20x24,Z6,P,L,3:6w) ......................................... 30 seeds / $3.50 76284.11 (W) Josephine Co., OR, 1500ft, 457m. Deeply-dissected leaves with tiny adpressed hairs give a satiny sheen to the upper surfaces. Yellow flowers are borne on variable-length stems.

Baptisia australis (Fabaceae) (90x80, Z3, P, SC, 1) ............................................................  20 seeds / $3.00

 08867.14  A classic plant with rich indigo-blue racemes nearly a foot long over blue-green foliage.

Baptisia bracteata (Fabaceae) (65x65,Z4,P,SC,1) ....................................................... 20 seeds / $4.00 10741.14 Magnificent clusters of rich, creamy-yellow flowers in early summer. Long-lived plant.

Baptisia lactea (120x80, Z4, P, SC, 1) .................................................................................  35 seeds / $3.00

 54022.13  Large, white pea-flowers over semi-waxy, blue-green foliage.

Baptisia minor (Fabaceae) (80x50,Z4,P,SC,1) .............................................................. 30 seeds / $4.00 56468.04 A dwarf form of B. australis with deep blue flowers on small shrublets.

Baptisia sphaerocarpa (Fabaceae) (80x50,Z5,P,SC,1) .............................................. 30 seeds / $3.50 76708.06 Beautiful large yellow blossoms carried high above the foliage in early summer.

Baptisia tinctoria (50x30,Z4,P,SC,1) .............................................................................. 40 seeds / $3.50 78468.02 Numerous racemes of small yellow flowers later than the other Baptisias.

Begonia grandis ssp. evansiana (Begoniaceae) (40x50,Z8,P,L,1) ....................................... 200 seeds / $3.50

 32771.08    "Hardy Begonia."  A tuberous species with loads of pendant, fragrant pink flowers most of the summer and fall.  May survive to Zone 7 with protection.

Bergeranthus jamesii (Aizoaceae) (8x12,Z7,P,L,1) ........................................................ 60 seeds / $3.50 50066.02 Ex Thompson. Dense tufts of narrow leaves sprout unending yellow flowers.

Berkheya cirsiifolia (Asteraceae) (60x60,Z8,P,L,1) ................................................. 50 seeds / $3.50 12484.00 Wickedly spiny rosettes bear white daisy flowers with yellow centers.

Berlandiera lyrata (Asteraceae) (30x40,Z5,P,C,1) ....................................................... 30 seeds / $3.50 54968.35 (W) Cimarron Co., OK, 4350ft, 1326m. "Chocolate Flower." Clumps of lobed foliage and yellow daisies fragrant of chocolate. Found occasionally on dry plains from Kansas to Arizona.   Photo

Besseya alpina (Scrophulariaceae) (10x8,Z3,P,L,3:8w) ............................................... 100 seeds / $4.00 06470.14 (W) Park Co., CO, 12750ft, 3887m. Short spikes of deep violet-purple above basal, crenulate rosettes. Sparse on steep alpine screes.

Besseya wyomingensis (Scrophulariaceae) (12x7,Z3,P,L,3:8w) ................................... 100 seeds / $4.00 92967.54 (W) Teton Co., MT, 7700ft, 2348m. Erect spikes of white wool turn pinkish in early spring. On a rather steep, E-facing limestone slope at timberline.

Buddleia utahensis (Loganiaceae) (20x20,Z7,P,L,1) ............................................... 100 seeds / $3.50 87805.21 (W) Washington Co., UT, 3700ft, 1125m. Crenulate leaves and skewered flower balls, several to each stem. Each fuzzy ball bears several florets, creamy yellow to purplish.

Caesalpinia gilliesii (Fabaceae) (150x90,Z7,P,SC,1) ............................................................. 15 seeds / $3.00

 32475.10  (W) Grant Co., NM, 5700ft, 1738m.  This Argentinian native has naturalized itself in some areas of the southwestern U.S. Pyramidal racemes of yellow have super long red stamens. Thornless Acacia-like growth.

Caesalpinia repens (Fabaceae) (9x18,Z5,P,SC,1) ..................................................... 30 seeds / $4.00 74290.26 (W) Emery Co., UT, 4850ft, 1478m. Tapered racemes of rich yellow and blotched orange grace clumps of bluish-green, Mimosa-like leaves. Powerful, heavenly fragrance. Endemic to the pink sands of the San Rafael Desert.   Photo1   Photo2

Callianthemum coriandrifolium (Ranunculaceae) (14x24,Z4,P,GL,4:12w) .................. 30 seeds / $5.00 12701.15 (W) Carpathians, 9800ft, 3000m. Gray-green, pinnate leaves, each leaflet deeply and narrowly lobed, giving rise to a sculptured look, like parsley leaves. Solitary flowers of 10-13 white petals. Grows in the Alps, Carpathians and Pyrenees in peaty to stony screes.

Callirhoe bushii (Malvaceae) (50x100,Z5,P,SC,4:6w) .................................................... 30 seeds / $3.50 10896.02 Magenta to pink flowers on plants which initially grow erect but eventually spread more sideways.

Callirhoe digitata (Malvaceae) (80x36,Z4,P,SC,4:6w) ............................................... 50 seeds / $3.00 15452.06 An upright, bushy plant compared to the sprawling habit of C. involucrata, this long-blooming perennial is loaded with pink to magenta flowers for most of the summer.

Callirhoe involucrata (Malvaceae) (16x120,Z4,P,SC,4:6w) ........................................ 60 seeds / $3.00 47890.06 Cupped flowers of shimmering claret unfurl along runners of deep-green, fingered leaves.

Callirhoe triangulata (Malvaceae) (12x50,Z5,P,SC,3:6w) ....................................... 40 seeds / $3.00 78746.09 Velvety, triangular, crenulate leaves on compact trailing stems terminate in deep magenta Hollyhock-like flower clusters. Long blooming from mid-summer until autumn.

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