[Phlox: The Genus Microsteris (formerly the Genus Phlox) West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]
Midget Phlox, Slender Phlox
Synonyms: Gilia gracilis, Microsteris gracilis, Microsteris gracilis var. gracilis, Microsteris gracilis var. humilior, Phlox gracilis ssp. gracilis, Phlox gracilis ssp. humilis
Midget phlox in bloom in vernally moist soils atop Upper Table Rock several miles north of Medford, OR.........April 4, 2009.
Two close-ups of the upper stem leaves and flowers of midget phlox in bloom atop Upper Table Rock several miles north of Medford, OR........April 4, 2009. Note the numerous spreading, gland-tipped hairs on the stems and leaves.
Midget phlox observed blooming along Coyote Creek Road several miles uphill to the east of where the pavement stops, east of Wolf Creek, OR, Josephine County......April 7, 2022.