Botanical name: Linanthus pungens (Torrey) J.M. Porter
  & L.A. Johnson
  Pronunciation: lie-NAN-thus PUN-jens

  Common name: Mountain prickly phlox
  Family: Polemoniaceae (Phlox)
  Habitat: Dry slopes and open, rocky areas in montane,
  subalpine forests and alpine fell-fields, 5000-12000'

  Blooming period: April to July
  Click for name derivations:  1) Linanthus
  2) pungens
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