Wideflower phlox, Mountain phlox
Polemoniaceae (Phlox Family)
4-6 in. tall, mountain phlox has clear pink to rose-colored single flowers on upright stems. It is almost an evergreen
creeper with reclining branches and usually only 3 pairs of leaves per stem.
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: May , Jun
, WV Native Distribution:
Mts. from PA
& TN; also w. of mts. in OH Native Habitat:
Moist, open woods & thickets in the mts.
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Shade
Soil Description: Slightly acid, humus-rich soil.
Conditions Comments: A good ground cover for shady areas. Likes to creep along leaf mulch.