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Showy Phlox - Phlox speciosa

Status Under Review

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SU

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General Description
Taprooted with woody, spreading branches. Stems ascending to erect, branched at the base, 15–35 cm, glabrous below, puberulent above. Leaves linear-lanceolate, 2–8 cm long, glabrous to puberulent. Flowers 5 or more in a terminal, leafy-bracted cyme; pedicels 5–35 mm long; calyx 8–14 mm long with nearly flat intercostal membranes; corolla white to blue, the tube 10–15 mm long, lobes notched, 9–12 mm long; style 1–2 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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

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