Taxon  Report   10119    
Microsteris gracilis  (Hook.) Greene  var. humilior  (Hook.) Cronquist  
(no longer an active name)
Slender phlox
Microsteris gracilis var. humilior, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Microsteris gracilis

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Gilia gracilis var. humilior
PLANTS: Microsteris gracilis ssp. humilis
PLANTS: Microsteris humilis
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NOTE: Microsteris gracilis var. humilior is no longer an active name.
More information about  Microsteris gracilis var. humilior
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Consortium of California Herbaria

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 13, 2019).