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|Genus: Phlox||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Phlox muscoides Nutt.
Habit: Tightly cushion-like. Leaf: overlapped, 4-ranked, hiding stem, 3--5 mm, densely long-woolly-hairy, not coarsely ciliate. Inflorescence: flowers 1, sessile. Flower: calyx +- 5 mm, densely hairy especially at base, not glandular; corolla white to lilac, tube 7--10 mm. Chromosomes: 2n=14.
Ecology: Open, rocky areas; Elevation: 1400--2700 m. Bioregional Distribution: CaRH (Loomis Peak); Distribution Outside California: to Oregon, western Great Plains, Colorado. Flowering Time: May--Jun
Synonyms: Phlox bryoides Nutt.
eFlora Treatment Author: Carolyn J. Ferguson, Suzanne C. Strakosh & Robert Patterson
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Phlox hoodii subsp. canescens
Next taxon: Phlox pulvinata
Citation for this treatment: Carolyn J. Ferguson, Suzanne C. Strakosh & Robert Patterson 2017. Phlox muscoides, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=37824, accessed on January 23, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 23, 2017.