Latin name: Phlox stansburyi (Torrey) A.A. Heller ssp. stansburyi
Pronunciation: FLOX STANS-bur-ee-eye
Common name: Stansbury phlox
Family: Polemoniaceae (Phlox)
Habitat: Dry rocky areas to 9000', creosote bush and sagebrush scrub, pinyon-juniper woodland, mountains of eastern Mojave Desert
Blooming period: April to June
Name derivations: 1) Phlox 2) stansburyi
Var. brevifolia also in East Mojave and desert mountains