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Desert mountain phlox - Phlox austromontana

Status Under Review

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SU

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General Description
Taprooted, forming loose to dense mats. Stems ascending to erect, 4–10 cm, glabrous to pubescent. Leaves firm, linear, 7–15 mm long, glabrate to villous. Flowers solitary; calyx sparsely villous, 6–9 mm long with keeled intercostal membranes; corolla white, the tube 8–12 mm long, lobes 4–8 mm long; style 2–5 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
OR to MT south to CA, AZ, UT, CO and Mexico. One collection from Beaverhead County (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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