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Phlox mesoleuca (Threadleaf phlox)
Loughmiller, Campbell and Lynn

Phlox mesoleuca

Phlox mesoleuca Greene

Threadleaf Phlox, White-eye Phlox

Polemoniaceae (Phlox Family)


USDA Symbol: PHME2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Yellow , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul



Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter
Webref 15 - The American Southwest (1994) John Crossley

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-01-25
Research By: TWC Staff

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