Common name: Spreading phlox

Family: Polemoniaceae

Information: This species is found in open sites, rocky slopes, rock outcrops, open forest, scree and talus. Found at middle to high elevations (Pojar and MacKinnon 2014).

Photos: Upper: Manning Park, alpine area in a meadow along the 3 Brothers Trail, ca. 2050 m. July 8, 2020.

Lower: An exposed south facing slope on a ridge around the North Cinnabar River headwater basin in South Chilcotin Mtns. Provincial Park, July 28 2019. N. Hewitt – S. Wood.


Sources and additional resources:

Pojar, J. & MacKinnon, A. (2014). Plants of Coastal British Columbia: Including Washington, Oregon & Alaska. Vancouver: Lone Pine Publishing. 

Klinkenberg, Brian. (Ed.) 2020. E-Flora BC: Electronic Atlas of the Plants of British Columbia [eflora.bc.ca]. http://linnet.geog.ubc.ca/Atlas/Atlas.aspx?sciname=Phlox%20diffusa. Accessed: 2020-05-12.