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FamilyPOLEMONIACEAE
Genus species var.Phlox  mesoleuca Greene 
Territory South-Central U.S.A.New MexicoTexas
dry, sandy grassland
Altitude1200-3000m
Description leaves linear to lanceolate, thick, curvate, acute, pale green, glandular hirsute, flowers 1-4, to 3cm across, pedicellate, terminal, with white eye
Size10-15cm
Colordark pink, white, yellow
Bloomspring, summer
Ca-
Typetuft
Cultivationdry, sunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-18°C
division in spring; 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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