16. Phlox Hoodii Richards. Hood's Phlox

Fig. 3469

Phlox Hoodii Richards. App. Frank. Journ. 733. pl. 28. 1823.

Densely tufted and branched from a woody root, 2'-4' high. Leaves imbricated, erect, rigid, subulate, mucronate, somewhat woolly or ciliate, becoming glabrate, 2"-6" long; flowers solitary and sessile at the ends of the branches, about 5" long; calyx-teeth lanceolate, acuminate, rigid, longer than the tube; tube of the corolla shorter than or equalling the calyx, its lobes obovate, entire.

In dry sandy or rocky soil. North Dakota to Manitoba, Alberta, western Nebraska and Wyoming. May-July.

17. Phlox Douglasii Hook. Douglas' Phlox

Fig. 3470

P. Douglasii Hook. Fl. Bor. Am. 2: 73. pl. 158. 1834. Phlox Douglasii andicola Britton, Mem. Torr. Club 5: 269. 1894. Phlox Douglasii longifolia A. Gray, Proc. Am. Acad.

8: 254. 1870. Not P. longifolia Nutt.

Similar to the preceding species; leaves pubescent or glabrous, less imbricated, sometimes spreading, rigid, usually fascicled at the nodes, 4"-12" long. Flowers solitary and sessile or short-pedicelled at the ends of the branches, 5"-8" long; calyx-teeth narrowly lanceolate, acuminate, about equalling the tube; tube of the purple or white corolla longer than the calyx, its lobes obovate, entire.

Dry soil, Nebraska and Montana to Utah, California and British Columbia. May-July.

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