Calflora
Taxon  Report   10209    
Phlox caespitosa  Nutt.
Tufted phlox
Phlox caespitosa
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Phlox caespitosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Phlox caespitosa
© 2009 Debra Valov
Family: POLEMONIACEAE  
Genus: Phlox
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Northern Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Phlox caespitosa ssp. eucaespitosa
PLANTS: Phlox douglasii ssp. eudouglasii
ICPN: Phlox cespitosa
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More information about  Phlox caespitosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (PHCA7)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 22, 2018).

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