Overview

Distribution

National Distribution

United States

Origin: Native

Regularity: Regularly occurring

Currently: Present

Confidence: Confident

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Global Range: Endemic to Colorado from Mount Evans southwestward (Weber and Wittmann 1996). Summit, Pitkin, Gunnison, Chaffee, Boulder, Clear Creek counties (CU Herbarium).

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Physical Description

Type Information

Isotype for Polemonium confertum A. Gray
Catalog Number: US 1338039
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany
Verification Degree: Original publication and alleged type specimen examined
Preparation: Pressed specimen
Collector(s): E. Hall & J. Harbour
Year Collected: 1862
Locality: Colorado, United States, North America
  • Isotype: Gray, A. 1863. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia. 2: 73.
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Isotype for Polemonium confertum A. Gray
Catalog Number: US 64218
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany
Verification Degree: Original publication and alleged type specimen examined
Preparation: Pressed specimen
Collector(s): A. Hall & J. Harbour
Year Collected: 1862
Locality: Rocky mountains., Colorado, United States, North America
  • Isotype: Gray, A. 1863. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia. 2: 73.
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Ecology

Habitat

Comments: Unstable alpine talus and scree (Weber and Wittmann 1996).

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Conservation

Conservation Status

National NatureServe Conservation Status

United States

Rounded National Status Rank: N4 - Apparently Secure

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NatureServe Conservation Status

Rounded Global Status Rank: G4 - Apparently Secure

Reasons: Endemic to alpine areas of Colorado. Known from 10 counties. The habitat is extensive and well protected.

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