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Hood's Phlox - Phlox hoodii


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S5

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General Description
Taprooted, forming loose to dense mats. Stems prostrate to ascending, 1–6 cm, glabrous or glandular above. Leaves stiff, linear, thinly white-margined, 4–12 mm long, glabrous to glandular, tangled-villous at the base and along the margins. Flowers solitary; calyx tangled-villous, sometimes glandular, 4–8 mm long with flat intercostal membranes; corolla white to bluish, the tube 6–11 mm long, lobes 3–7 mm long; style 2–5 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
AK to SK south to CA, UT, CO and NE (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 180

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Habitat
Grasslands, sagebrush steppe, woodlands, most common on exposed sites or where overgrazed; plains, valleys to subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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