Linanthus grandiflorus (Benth.) E.Greene

Mountain Phlox

Upright annual herb. Leaves with 5-11 linear lobes, each to 3 cm long. Flowers funnel-shaped, few to several together. Sepals hairy. Petals spreading, blunt, toothed, white to lilac; spring to summer. Fruit ellipsoid.

Southern California

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Polemoniaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Ericales
family       Polemoniaceae
genus        Linanthus Benth.