Phlox nivalis Lodd. ex Sweet
Polemoniaceae (Phlox Family)
USDA Symbol: PHNI
Trailing Phlox (Phlox nivalis), found in sandy pine or oak barrens from Virginia south to Florida and west to Texas, has unnotched petals.
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 6 inches tall.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May , Jun
DistributionUSA: AL , FL , GA , MI , NC , SC , TX , UT , VA
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE
Web ReferenceWebref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter
Research LiteratureReslit 1911 - Craspedolepta eas (McAtee) and Trialeurodes phlogis Russell (Hemiptera : Sternorrhyncha : Psyllidae and Aleyrodidae): New distributional and host-plant records of two little-known Phlox specialists (1999) A. G. Wheeler
Reslit 1912 - Plant Bugs (Heteroptera, Miridae) of Phlox Subulata and Other Narrow-Leaved Phloxes in Eastern United States (1995) A. G. Wheeler
This information was provided by the Florida WIldflower Foundation.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Phlox nivalis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Phlox nivalis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Phlox nivalis
MetadataRecord Modified: 2023-05-01
Research By: TWC Staff