Latin name: Phlox austromontana Cov.
  Pronunciation: FLOX aw-stro-mon-TAY-na

  Common name: Southern mountain phlox
  Family: Polemoniaceae (Phlox)
  Habitat: Dry rocky places 4500'-8000', pinyon-juniper
  woodland, yellow pine forest, San Gabriel Mts to Santa
  Rosa and Cuyamaca Mts

  Blooming period: May to July
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Phlox
  2) austromontana
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