Taxon  Report   6437    
Phlox dolichantha  A. Gray
Big bear valley phlox
Phlox dolichantha
© 2004 Thomas M. Elder, M.D.
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Phlox dolichantha
© 2017 Tim Miller
Phlox dolichantha
© 2008 Thomas Stoughton
Phlox dolichantha, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Phlox dolichantha
© 2018 Aaron Echols
Genus: Phlox
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest

Habitat: openings, pebble-plain

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Phlox bernardina
More information about  Phlox dolichantha
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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 21, 2019).