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Alyssum-leaf Phlox - Phlox alyssifolia
Other Names:  Phlox variabilis


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

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General Description
Taprooted, mat-forming. Stems prostrate to ascending, 4–15 cm, sparsely hirsute, glandular above. Leaves firm, linear-oblanceolate to elliptic, 9–20 mm long, mostly glabrous, basally ciliate, usually white-margined. Flowers 1 to 3; pedicels 0–15 mm long; calyx glandular-hirsute, 9–11 mm long with flat intercostal membranes; corolla white, the tube 10–17 mm long, lobes 8–12 mm long; style 6–12 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC to SK south to CO and SD (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 14

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Habitat
Stony, sparsely vegetated soil of grassland, pine woodlands; plains, valleys to (rarely) lower alpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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