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Phlox amplifolia (Largeleaf phlox)
Cressler, Alan

Phlox amplifolia

Phlox amplifolia Britton

Largeleaf Phlox, Large-leaved Phlox

Polemoniaceae (Phlox Family)


USDA Symbol: PHAM7

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Large-leaved Phlox (Phlox amplifolia) has a hairy stem, only 6-15 leaf pairs below the flower cluster, and a hairless corolla tube. It is found in the southern Appalachian Mountains.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: AL , AR , GA , IN , KY , MO , MS , NC , TN , VA

Web Reference

Webref 78 - (2020) Missouri Native Plant Society
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-12-05
Research By: TWC Staff

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