Microsteris gracilis

Slender Phlox
Microsteris gracilis

Family: Phlox (Polemoniaceae)
AKA: Graceful Phlox, Midget Phlox
Photo taken on: May 4, 2016
Location: Rim Vista Trail, Carson NF, NM
Life Zones: Foothills
Habitat: Dry open areas, sagebrush

A very low-growing, spreading plant with bristly lance-shaped leaves. Tiny flowers are white to lavender with five petals.

White/Cream Single Flowers