Phlox adsurgens Torr. ex A. Gray
Northern phlox, Periwinkle phlox, Woodland phlox
Polemoniaceae (Phlox Family)
USDA Symbol: phad2
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.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug
DistributionUSA: CA , OR
Native Distribution: N. CA & 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
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Phlox adsurgens in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Phlox adsurgens in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Phlox adsurgens
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff