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Phlox  longifolia Nutt.   
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FamilyPOLEMONIACEAE
Genus species var.Phlox  longifolia Nutt. 
SynonymsPhlox grahamii Wherry
Territory Western CanadaNorthwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.
rocky slopes
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description leaves linear, 15-80mm long, stem internodes distinct, flowers pedicellate, in leafy, lax cyme, corolla tube 10-18mm long, limb 15-25mm across; sweetly fragrant
Size15-20cm
Colorpurple, violet, white
Bloomspring, early summer
Ca
Typesubshrub
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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