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Phlox nivalis (Trailing phlox)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Phlox nivalis

Phlox nivalis Lodd. ex Sweet

Trailing phlox

Polemoniaceae (Phlox Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: PHNI

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Trailing Phlox (Phlox nivalis), found in sandy pine or oak barrens from Virginia south to Florida and west to Texas, has unnotched petals.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May , Jun

Distribution

USA: AL , FL , GA , MI , NC , SC , TX , UT , VA

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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