Phlox nana Nutt.
Santa Fe Phlox, White-eyed Phlox, Canyon Phlox
Polemoniaceae (Phlox Family)
USDA Symbol: PHNA2
Santa Fe phlox varies in stature from year to year, depending on weather condition, but is never any taller than 1 ft. Its small, narrow leaves are very sticky. Trumpet-shaped flowers occur in sparse clusters and range in color from purple to pink, white, or rarely yellow. Flowers often have a conspicuous, white eye.
Similar to Phlox mesoleuca. Flowers occur throughout the plants growing season, which will vary from one year to the next depending on the weather.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun
DistributionUSA: NM , TX
Native Distribution: W. TX to s.e. AZ & adjacent n. Mex.
Native Habitat: Canyons; mesas; rocky, desert slopes
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Phlox nana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Phlox nana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Phlox nana
MetadataRecord Modified: 2011-01-23
Research By: TWC Staff