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Phlox  opalensis Dorn   
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FamilyPOLEMONIACEAE
Genus species var.Phlox  opalensis Dorn 
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.UtahWyoming
semideserts of w. USA
Altitude1900-2000m
Description leaves 2-10mm, less than 1mm wide, at base crispate-hirsute, flowers solitary, calyx pubescent, lobes shorter than tube, corolla 15-20mm across
Size5-10cm
Colorrose, white
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typecarpet
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
BibliographyDorn, R.D. (1992) Manual of the Vascular Plants of Wyoming
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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