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Phlox  caryophylla Wherry   
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FamilyPOLEMONIACEAE
Genus species var.Phlox  caryophylla Wherry 
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.ColoradoNew Mexico
grassland and thickets
Altitude2000-2300m
Description leaves linear, oblong to narrowly elliptic, sparsely ciliate, pilose, 3-5cm long, flowers 3-12, 17-20mm across, in cluster, petals at apex rounded
Size10-20cm
Colorpink, purple
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-18°C
cuttings in spring and late summer
BibliographyMartin, W.C. et al. (1980) A flora of New Mexico
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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