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Phlox  caespitosa Nutt.   
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FamilyPOLEMONIACEAE
Genus species var.Phlox  caespitosa Nutt. 
Territory Western CanadaNorthwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.
rocky slopes
Altitude1300-4000m
Description taproot, leaves rigid, acute, narrowly linear, 5-13mm long, flowers solitary, terminal, tube 8-14mm long, limb 15-20mm across
Size5-10cm
Colorblue, white
Bloomspring, early summer
Ca+
Typesubshrub, cushion
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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