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Phlox  pungens Dorn   
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FamilyPOLEMONIACEAE
Genus species var.Phlox  pungens Dorn 
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Wyoming
semideserts of w. USA
Altitude1800-2200m
Description leaves rigid, aristate, lanceolate, margins and midrib thickened, margins glandular-hirsute, flowers solitary, calyx glandular-hirsute, flowers 15-20mm across
Size1-5cm
Colorwhite
Bloomspring, early summer
Ca
Typesubshrub, carpet
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
cuttings in spring and late summer
BibliographyDorn, R.D. (1992) Manual of the Vascular Plants of Wyoming
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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