Calflora
Taxon  Report   6444 
Phlox speciosa  Pursh
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Phlox speciosa
© 2015 John Doyen
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Phlox speciosa
© 2015 John Doyen
Phlox speciosa
© 2014 Debra L. Cook
Phlox speciosa, 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 speciosa
© 2004 George W. Hartwell
Family: POLEMONIACEAE  
Genus: Phlox
Communities:
Mixed Evergreen Forest, Northern Oak Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Sagebrush Scrub
Habitat: slopes
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Phlox speciosa ssp. nitida
TJM2: Phlox speciosa ssp. occidentalis
More information about  Phlox speciosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (PHSP)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 20, 2017).

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