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Phlox  diffusa ssp. scleranthifolia (Rydb.) Wherry   
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FamilyPOLEMONIACEAE
Genus species var.Phlox  diffusa ssp. scleranthifolia (Rydb.) Wherry 
SynonymsPhlox scleranthifolia Rydb. (basionym)
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.North-Central U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.
dry, stony grassland
Altitudemontane
Description stems glabrous, leaves very narrow, ca. 1cm long, pungent, midrib distinct, flowers sessile, calyx lobes lanceolate, aristate, corolla lobes oblong
Size3-7cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub, cushion
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, 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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