|Desert Phlox is a member of
the Phlox Family. The plant grows to a
of 3 feet and has dark green, slender leaves to 2 inches in length.
The Desert Phlox can typically be found along washes and on rock slopes
at elevations between 1500 and 5000 feet. .
The stems of the Desert Phlox are
not very strong and the plant often uses neighboring shrubs for
The plant blooms in the spring (February - May) and
forms white flowers with 5 petals to 1 inch in width.