Polemoniaceae
Phlox longifolia

Longleaf Phlox

Stems upright from woody base, sometimes shrub-like. Leaves narrow, to 3 in. long, with pointed but not sharp tips, hairless or with few hairs. Flowers few to many on thin stalks covered with glands. Flower to 1 1/4 in. across, white, lavender, or deep pink, outer edges of petals notched or irregular, inner eye white. Grows on dry hillsides among sagebrush at low to high elevations.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: Early Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 4--20 inches
  • Habitat: Meadow, East-Side Forest, Subalpine, Shrub-Steppe
  • Found In: East Gorge, Great Basin, Siskiyous, N Cascades NP
  • Native: Yes