Taxon  Report   6443    
Phlox pulvinata  (Wherry) Cronquist
Carpet phlox,  Cushion phlox, Pulvinate phlox
Phlox pulvinata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Genus: Phlox
Communities: Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Phlox caespitosa ssp. pulvinata
PLANTS: Phlox caespitosa ssp. platyphylla
PLANTS: Phlox sibirica ssp. pulvinata
More information about  Phlox pulvinata
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Feb 22, 2020).