|Scientific Name||Phlox multiflora||USDA PLANTS Symbol||PHMU3|
|Common Name||Rocky Mountain Phlox, Many-flowered Phlox||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||30964|
Life zones and habitat: Foothills to subalpine (6000 to 10500); open areas in sagebrush meadows, shrublands and woodlands.
Plant: Loosely mat-forming perennial, stems prostrate to ascending, multiple stems from taproot 1 to 5 inches tall.
Leaves: Linear, lanceolate-linear 1/2 to 1-1/4 inch long, smooth edges.
Inflorescence: One to three flowers per stem, 1/2 to about 1 inch across with 5 broad white petals.
Bloom Period: April to July.
References: Montana Field Guide, "Flora of Colorado" by Jennifer Ackerfield and "A Guide to Rocky Mountain Plants" by Nelson and Williams.
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