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Phlox  rigida Benth.   
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FamilyPOLEMONIACEAE
Genus species var.Phlox  rigida Benth. 
SynonymsPhlox douglasii ssp. rigida (Benth.) Wherry
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.CaliforniaIdahoMontanaNevadaOregonWashington
rocky slopes
Description ramose, densely leafy, leaves linear-subulate, rigid, fasciculate, adpressed glandular-hirsute, flowers sessile, calyx lobes subulate, patent, corolla lobes broadly obovate
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite, purple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub, carpet
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
BibliographyThe Jepson Manual ucjeps.berkeley.edu
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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