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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Phlox adsurgens Torr. ex A. Gray
Northern phlox, Periwinkle phlox, Woodland phlox
USDA Symbol: PHAD2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
The slender stems of this small phlox may rise to 8 in., but have a tendency to lean over. The paired, opposite leaves are round to narrowly oval. Flowers vary from pale to bright pink and occur in open clusters.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug
, OR Native Distribution:
& w. OR Native Habitat:
Open, wooded slopes from 1500-6000 ft.
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Description: Rich soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available
PropagationDescription: Sow stratified seed or make division.
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Stratify.
Commercially Avail: yes
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff