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Phlox amoena (Hairy phlox)
Cressler, Alan

Phlox amoena

Phlox amoena Sims

Hairy Phlox

Polemoniaceae (Phlox Family)


USDA Symbol: pham3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul
Bloom Notes: Occasionally white.


USA: AL , FL , GA , KY , MS , NC , SC , TN

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter
Webref 83 - Wildflowers of the United States (2020) Gerry Williamson

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-01-12
Research By: SET

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