[Unidentified Phloxes East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Unidentified Phlox #9 & #10

Phlox austromontana ?

Unidentified phlox #10

Unidentified phlox #10 as seen along the Trails End Trail #201A between the trailhead and the junction with the Onion Creek Trail, Strawberry Mountain Wilderness...........August 3, 2011.

Close-up of the calyx lobes of Unidentified phlox #9 - Leaves of Unidentified phlox #9 - Leaves and calyx of Unidentified phlox #9

Unidentified phlox #9 - Unidentified phlox #9 - Unidentified phlox #9

Unidentified phlox #9 as seen on the soutwestern slopes of Table Rock in the Monument Rock Wilderness.........August 4, 2011. Both sets of plants are ascending, with stems from 5-9 inches tall. Note the sharp points on the leaf tips and the flat intercostal membranes between the calyx lobes.


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