Taxon  Report   6433    
Phlox austromontana  Coville
Southern mountain phlox
Phlox austromontana
© 2009 Neal Kramer
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Phlox austromontana
© 2008 Thomas Stoughton
Phlox austromontana
© and Buff Corsi 2002 California Academy of Sciences
Phlox austromontana, 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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Phlox austromontana
© 2013 Gary A. Monroe
Genus: Phlox
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Phlox austromontana ssp. austromontana
ICPN: Phlox austromontana ssp. prostrata
ICPN: Phlox diffusa ssp. subcarinata
More information about  Phlox austromontana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 18, 2019).