Taxon  Report   6441 
Phlox hoodii  Richardson  ssp. canescens  (Torr. & A. Gray) Wherry
Carpet phlox,  Gray phlox, Hood's phlox
Phlox hoodii ssp. canescens
© 2015 John Doyen
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Phlox hoodii ssp. canescens
© 2008 Gary A. Monroe
Phlox hoodii ssp. canescens
© 2008 Gary A. Monroe
Phlox hoodii ssp. canescens, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Phlox hoodii ssp. canescens
© 2015 John Doyen
Genus: Phlox
Parent Record Phlox hoodii
Sagebrush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Northern Juniper Woodland
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PLANTS: Phlox canescens
PLANTS: Phlox hoodii var. canescens
ICPN: Phlox hoodii ssp. lanata
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jul 19, 2018).

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