Taxon  Report   6441    
Phlox hoodii  Richardson  ssp. canescens  (Torr. & A. Gray) Wherry
Carpet phlox,  Gray phlox, Hood's phlox
Phlox hoodii ssp. canescens, 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
Parent: Phlox hoodii
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Northern Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Phlox hoodii ssp. lanata
PLANTS: Phlox canescens
PLANTS: Phlox hoodii var. canescens
More information about  Phlox hoodii ssp. canescens
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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: May 25, 2020).