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Phlox douglasii Hook. subsp. rigida (Benth.) Wherry

Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Initial Editorial Analysis 13 Jun 2011
Source of Report for California The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]
Initial Editorial Comments treated as Phlox caespitosa Nutt. since The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1], see the Jepson Globe, Wilken & Wetherwax, Corrections to The Jepson Manual; treated as Phlox rigida Benth by J. M. Porter & L. A. Johnson (A Phylogenetic Classification of Polemoniaceae, Aliso 19(1):55-91. 2000) since The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 Treatment and author notes submitted for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] by Carol Ferguson, Suzanne Strakosh, & Robert Patterson see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence 1 indicates that for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] Phlox douglasii Hook. subsp. rigida (Benth.) Wherry is to be treated as a synonym of Phlox caespitosa Nutt..
Correspondence 2 17 Jun 2011 e-mail from Carolyn Ferguson, one of three authors of Phlox for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] see Comment 2
Editorial Comments 2 Correspondence 2 indicates that the authors of Phlox for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] have reversed their decision to include Phlox douglasii Hook. in Phlox caespitosa Nutt., under the latter name, and instead now treat them as separate species, the latter thereby excluded from CA. [Phlox douglasii Hook. subsp. rigida (Benth.) Wherry, previously treated in this index as a synonym of Phlox caespitosa Nutt., now is treated as a synonym of Phlox douglasii Hook..]
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary rejection, to be treated as synonym for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status JFP-1a, taxonomic or nomenclatural synonym for taxon native to CA
Current Name Phlox douglasii Hook.
Current Status Authority The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status Date 13 Jun 2011
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List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Phlox

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