Phlox tenuifolia

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Phlox tenuifolia
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Polemoniaceae
Genus: Phlox
P. tenuifolia
Binomial name
Phlox tenuifolia

Phlox tenuifolia, the Santa Catalina Mountain phlox, is a white flowered plant in the phlox family (Polemoniaceae) that can be found with stems climbing through shrubs and other vegetation growing on rocky slopes of the Sonoran Desert in Arizona.[1]:65 Botanist Richard Spellenberg has described its floral displays over supporting vegetation as "spectacular".[1]:65


  1. ^ a b Sonoran Desert Wildflowers, Richard Spellenberg, 2nd ed., 2012, ISBN 9780762773688