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Phlox tenuifolia (Santa catalina mountain phlox)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Phlox tenuifolia

Phlox tenuifolia E.E. Nelson

Santa Catalina Mountain phlox

Polemoniaceae (Phlox Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: PHTE6

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

This showy wildflower grows on rocky slopes and in canyons in the mountain foothills.

As its common indicates, a good place to see this plant is in the Santa Catalina Mountains.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Shape: Linear
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Sep , Oct , Nov

Distribution

USA: AZ

Additional resources

USDA: Find Phlox tenuifolia in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Phlox tenuifolia in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Phlox tenuifolia

Metadata

Record Modified: 2012-11-25
Research By: TWC Staff

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