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Phlox pilosa ssp. pilosa L.
Downy phlox, Fragrant phlox, Prairie Phlox
USDA Symbol: PHPIP2
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Flower 1 inch
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MD , MI , MO , MS , NC , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA , WI , WV Native Habitat:
Prairie, Plains, Meadows, Pastures, Savannahs, Shaded woods, Woodlands edge, Opening, Open woodlands, Hillsides, Slopes USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Clay
Sandy Loam, Sandy, Limestone-based.
garden, Shortgrass meadow, Rock gardens, Rocky hillside Use Wildlife:
Nectar-butterflies, Nectar-bees Conspicuous Flowers:
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff