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Longleaf Phlox - Phlox longifolia
Other Names:  Phlox viridis


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

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General Description
Taprooted with creeping subterranean branches. Stems loosely tufted, erect, simple, 8–35 cm, glabrous below to glandular-pubescent above. Leaves linear to lance-linear, 2–10 cm long, glabrate. Flowers 3 or more in upper in a leafy-bracted cymes; pedicels 7–30 mm long; calyx 8–12 mm long with keeled intercostal membranes; corolla white to pink, the tube 12–15 mm long, lobes 6–12 mm long; style 6–15 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
BC, MT, south to CA, AZ and NM (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 96

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Habitat
Sagebrush steppe, grasslands, forest openings, roadsides; valleys, montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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