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Phlox  albomarginata M.E.Jones   
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FamilyPOLEMONIACEAE
Genus species var.Phlox  albomarginata M.E.Jones 
SynonymsPhlox albomarginata ssp. minor (M.E.Jones) Wherry
 Phlox albomarginata ssp. vera Wherry
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.IdahoMontanaWyoming
rocky slopes
Altitudemontane-alpine
Description taproot, plant often farinose, leaves rigid, 2-5mm long, with distinct, white cartilagenous margin, flowers solitary, terminal, tube 9-12mm long, limb 12-18mm across
Size5-10cm
Colorpink, white
Bloomspring
Ca
Typetuft
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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