Scientists aim to describe a single 'tree of life' that reflects the evolutionary relationships of living things. However, evolutionary relationships are a matter of ongoing discovery, and there are different opinions about how living things should be grouped and named. EOL reflects these differences by supporting several different scientific 'classifications'. Some species have been named more than once. Such duplicates are listed under synonyms. EOL also provides support for common names which may vary across regions as well as languages.

Preferred marks the preferred classification for this taxon.

Recognized By Rank Classification
USDA Plants
Insect Visitors of Illinois Wildflowers
Bioimages XML for EOL harvest
  • Polemonium reptans
Botany resource
DiscoverLife map resource
  • Polemonium reptans
EOL Group on Flickr
EOL images, flower color study
view in classification
Global Biotic Interactions Species
Global Compendium of Weeds Species
  • Polemonium reptans
Go Botany: New England Wild Flower Society
Illinois Wildflowers Import
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
view in classification
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
Lily Database Species
  • Polemonium reptans
NCBI Taxonomy
view in classification
National Wetland Plant List 2013
NatureServe resource Species
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
view in classification
Species outlinks
Tropicos resource
USDA PLANTS Structured Data
  • Polemonium reptans
BOLDS images II Species
Wikimedia Commons
  • Polemonium reptans L. (1759)
  • Polemonium reptans L.
iNaturalist Images Species


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