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Phlox maculata (Wild sweetwilliam)
Vick, Albert F. W.

Phlox maculata

Phlox maculata L.

Wild sweetwilliam, Phlox, Meadow phlox, Wild sweet William

Polemoniaceae (Phlox Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: phma4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (I)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Purple
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep

Distribution

USA: AL , CT , DC , DE , GA , IA , IL , IN , KY , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NJ , NY , OH , PA , SC , TN , VA , VT , WV
Native Habitat: wet meadows, stream banks, thickets

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Wet
Soil Description: Clay, Loam

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National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FACW FACW FACW
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Suppliers Directory

According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:

Enchanter's Garden - Hinton, WV

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:

Delaware Nature Society - Hockessin, DE
Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR
Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE
* Available Online from Wildflower Center Store

Bibliography

* The Midwestern Native Garden: Native Alternatives to Nonnative Flowers and Plants An Illustrated Guide (2011) Adelman, Charlotte and Schwartz, Bernard L.

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Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2012-10-03
Research By: TWC Staff

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