Taxon  Report   6440 
Phlox hirsuta  E. Nelson
Hairy phlox,  Yreka phlox
Phlox hirsuta
© 2005 Dean Wm. Taylor
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Phlox hirsuta
© 2008 Norman Jensen
Phlox hirsuta
© 2008 Norman Jensen
Phlox hirsuta, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Endangered and by the Federal Government as 'Endangered '.

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Phlox hirsuta
© Susan Cochrane and CNPS
Genus: Phlox
Lodgepole Forest, Red Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   6.2 (strict endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Phlox stansburyi var. hirsuta
More information about  Phlox hirsuta
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2016).

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