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Phlox  alyssifolia Greene   
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FamilyPOLEMONIACEAE
Genus species var.Phlox  alyssifolia Greene 
SynonymsPhlox alyssifolia ssp. vera Wherry
Territory Western CanadaNorthwestern U.S.A.North-Central U.S.A.AlbertaMontanaNorth DakotaNebraskaSaskatchewanSouth DakotaWyoming
rocks and scree
Altitude1000-1600m
Description taproot, leaves rigid, linear-oblong to lanceolate, 10-25mm, margins thickened, whitish, flowers 1-2, terminal, tube 10-15mm long, limb 14-25mm across
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca+
Typeshrub, carpet
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-18°C
cuttings in spring and late summer
BibliographyHitchcock, C.L.: Vascular Plants of the Pacific Northwest
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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