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Phlox adsurgens (Northern phlox)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Phlox adsurgens

Phlox adsurgens Torr. ex A. Gray

Northern phlox, Periwinkle phlox, Woodland phlox

Polemoniaceae (Phlox Family)

Synonym(s):

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 Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit:
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: CA , OR
Native Distribution: N. CA & w. OR
Native Habitat: Open, wooded slopes from 1500-6000 ft.

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Description: Rich soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available

Propagation

Description: Sow stratified seed or make division.
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Stratify.
Commercially Avail: yes

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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