Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 13427 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Phlox diffusa Benth.
Infraspecific    var. longistylis (Wherry) M. Peck
B. Moseley   1057  
Coll. Date 20 June 1987 
Geography United States.  Idaho.  Idaho County
Locality summit of Sam's Throne, proposed Lava Butte RNA, ca. 13 miles SE of Riggins. 
Elev.: 8280 ft. (2524 m.)
Habitat Notes substrate granite, S-facing slope, shallow soils among boulders; associated with Penstemon fruticosus, Polemonium pulcherrimum, Luzula hitchcockii, Vaccinium scoparium. 
Township Range T23N R3E S32, SW1/4  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
Specimen Notes corolla faded white, most plants in fruit, common. 


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Phlox diffusa ssp. longistylis Wherry

     Phlox diffusa var. longistylis (Wherry) M.E. Peck

Common Name(s): spreading phlox.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=524472, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Solanales
                                Family: Polemoniaceae
                                    Genus: Phlox
                                        Species: Phlox diffusa
                                            Subspecies: Phlox diffusa ssp. longistylis


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 13427s1.jpg

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Taxon Links for species Phlox diffusa  Benth.

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CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

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