Taxon  Report   6442    
Phlox muscoides  Nutt.
Moss phlox
Phlox muscoides, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond, (questionable).
also called Phlox bryoides
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Genus: Phlox
Communities: Alpine Fell-fields
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

PLANTS accepted name:
Phlox hoodii ssp. muscoides

Alternate Names:
CNPS: Phlox bryoides
ICPN: Phlox hoodii ssp. muscoides
More information about  Phlox muscoides
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Mar 26, 2019).