Polemonium L

A small genus of about 10 species, inhabiting Europe, Asia, and America.

Polemonium Cozruleum L

Stem 1-2 feet high, erect, furrowed, hollow, glabrous, like the leaves, or with a few scattered hairs. Rachis of panicle glandular-downy. Leaves pinnatifid, segments ovate-lanceolate or lanceolate, entire, acute or acuminate, often curled, dark green. Flowers in a terminal panicle, handsome, bluish or white, with orange-yellow anthers.

Margins of woods and boggy meadows, and by streams in sub-alpine districts, especially on turf. May, June.


Carpathians, Eastern and Central Alps, Savoy, Jura, Pyrenees, Caucasus, Siberia, North America, Central and Northern Europe. British.