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Phlox bifida (Cleft phlox)
Bruso, George H.

Phlox bifida

Phlox bifida Beck

Cleft phlox, Sand phlox

Polemoniaceae (Phlox Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: PHBI3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Sand Phlox (Phlox bifida) occurs in sandy habitats in the Midwest and has petals with notches at least 1/8 of an inch (3 mm) deep.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun

Distribution

USA: AR , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , MI , MO , TN , WI

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Additional resources

USDA: Find Phlox bifida in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Phlox bifida in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Phlox bifida

Metadata

Record Modified: 2012-08-11
Research By: TWC Staff

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