[Phlox: The Genus Phlox East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Needle-leaved Phlox, Prickly-leaved Phlox, Sagebrush Phlox

Phlox aculeata

Needle-leaved Phlox, Prickly-leaved Phlox, Sagebrush Phlox: Phlox aculeata - Needle-leaved Phlox, Prickly-leaved Phlox, Sagebrush Phlox: Phlox aculeata

Sagebrush phlox as seen blooming on a knoll alongside Oregon Highway 206 about one and a half miles west of the John Day River of north-central Oregon........April 8, 2007


Needle-leaved Phlox, Prickly-leaved Phlox, Sagebrush Phlox: Phlox aculeata

Sagebrush phlox blooming on cindery slopes above Domingo Pass in the Pueblo Mountains of southeastern Oregon..............May 31, 2012.

Close-up of a flower of Needle-leaved Phlox, Prickly-leaved Phlox, Sagebrush Phlox: Phlox aculeata - Close-up sideview of a flower (and internal floral parts) of Needle-leaved Phlox, Prickly-leaved Phlox, Sagebrush Phlox: Phlox aculeata - Close-up sideview of a flower of Needle-leaved Phlox, Prickly-leaved Phlox, Sagebrush Phlox: Phlox aculeata

Close-up sideview of a flower of Needle-leaved Phlox, Prickly-leaved Phlox, Sagebrush Phlox: Phlox aculeata - Basal leaves of Needle-leaved Phlox, Prickly-leaved Phlox, Sagebrush Phlox: Phlox aculeata

Sagebrush phlox blooming on cindery slopes above Domingo Pass in the Pueblo Mountains of southeastern Oregon..............May 31, 2012.

Needle-leaved Phlox, Prickly-leaved Phlox, Sagebrush Phlox: Phlox aculeata - Needle-leaved Phlox, Prickly-leaved Phlox, Sagebrush Phlox: Phlox aculeata

What appears to be sagebrush phlox blooming on slopes above the west bank of the John Day River about 2.5 miles downstream from the Cottonwood Canyon State Park campground..........April 6, 2015.

Needle-leaved Phlox, Prickly-leaved Phlox, Sagebrush Phlox: Phlox aculeata - Needle-leaved Phlox, Prickly-leaved Phlox, Sagebrush Phlox: Phlox aculeata

Sagebrush phlox as seen in bloom on east-facing slopes on Hart Mt. near Rock Creek to the west of Hot Springs Campground, Hart Mt. National Antelope Refuge.........June 9, 2016.

Needle-leaved Phlox, Prickly-leaved Phlox, Sagebrush Phlox: Phlox aculeata

Sagebrush phlox blooming on slopes above the west bank of the John Day River about 1.5 miles upstream from the Cottonwood Canyon State Park campground..........May 3, 2017.

Paul Slichter