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Jacob's Ladder in Oak Savanna in Madison, Wisconsin on May 10, 2019.

Above: Jacob's Ladder in Oak Savanna in Madison, Wisconsin on May 10, 2019.


Jacob's Ladder - Polemonium reptans (Spring Ephemeral)

Jacob's Ladder is more correctly named "Greek Valerian" or "Spreading Jacob's Ladder". The name "Jacob's Ladder" is an old biblical reference to the leaflets forming "a ladder to heaven".

Jacob's Ladder produce cup-shaped, lavender-colored or white flowers.

Jacob's Ladder in Oak Savanna on May 10, 2019.

Jacob's Ladder in Oak Savanna on May 10, 2019.

Above: Jacob's Ladder in Oak Savanna in Oak Savanna in Madison, Wisconsin on May 10, 2019.


For more information on Jacob's Ladder, visit Wikipedia.

Or, visit the: U.S. Forest Services website.

Or, visit the: Wisconsin State Herbarium.


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Jacob's Ladder in Oak Savanna on May 7, 2019.

Jacob's Ladder in Oak Savanna on May 7, 2019.

Jacob's Ladder in Oak Savanna on May 7, 2019.

Jacob's Ladder in Oak Savanna on May 7, 2019.


Above: Jacob's Ladder in Oak Savanna (5/07/19)


Jacob's Ladder in Oak Savanna on May 8, 2019.

Jacob's Ladder in Oak Savanna on May 8, 2019.


Above: Jacob's Ladder in Oak Savanna (5/08/19)


Jacob's Ladder in Oak Savanna on May 9, 2019.

Jacob's Ladder in Oak Savanna on May 9, 2019.


Above: Jacob's Ladder in Oak Savanna (5/09/19)


Jacob's Ladder in Oak Savanna on May 10, 2019.

Jacob's Ladder in Oak Savanna on May 10, 2019.

Jacob's Ladder in Oak Savanna on May 10, 2019.


Above: Jacob's Ladder in Oak Savanna (5/10/19)


Jacob's Ladder in Oak Savanna on May 11, 2019.


Above: Jacob's Ladder in Oak Savanna (5/11/19)


Jacob's Ladder in Oak Savanna on May 13, 2019.

Jacob's Ladder in Oak Savanna on May 13, 2019.

Jacob's Ladder in Oak Savanna on May 13, 2019.


Above: Jacob's Ladder in Oak Savanna (5/13/19)


Jacob's Ladder in Oak Savanna on May 15, 2019.


Above: Jacob's Ladder in Oak Savanna (5/15/19)



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