Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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range map need picture of flower of Phlox drummondii, Annual Phlox, Drummond Phlox
speaker icon Common Name: Annual Phlox, Drummond Phlox
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Phlox drummondii
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Phlox drummondii ssp. drummondii
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Phlox drummondii 159-01-001

camera icon Common Name: Pineland Phlox, Trailing Phlox
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Phlox nivalis +
PLANTS National Database: Phlox nivalis +
Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Phlox nivalis + 159-01-002

Lavender to pink flowers with a darkened eye; stamens shorter than the tube, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Moss Phlox, Mountain-pink, "Thrift"
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Phlox subulata
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Phlox subulata +
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Phlox subulata 159-01-003

Flowers can be rose, pink, blue, or white, per All About South Carolina Wildflowers.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Eastern Blue Phlox, Timber Phlox, Blue Woodland Phlox, Wild Blue Phlox
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Phlox divaricata
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Phlox divaricata +
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Phlox divaricata 159-01-004

Flowers are light blue-violet, not pinkish-purplish like other Phlox species, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Hairy Phlox, Chalice Phlox
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Phlox amoena
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Phlox amoena ssp. amoena
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Phlox amoena 159-01-005

The stamens are not visible at the opening of the corolla tube, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Downy Phlox
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Phlox pilosa ssp. pilosa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: PPhlox pilosa ssp. pilosa
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Phlox pilosa 159-01-006

INCLUDED WITHIN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Phlox pilosa var. pilosa

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Phlox pilosa


Can be confused with P. amoena, but that lacks hairs on the corolla, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Creeping Phlox
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Phlox stolonifera
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Phlox stolonifera
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Phlox stolonifera 159-01-007

Anthers & style show at the end of corolla tube, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon Common Name: Mountain Phlox, Appalachian Phlox, Allegheny Phlox
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Phlox ovata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Phlox latifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Phlox ovata 159-01-008

Style is long; anthers and style are visible at the apex of corolla tube, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon Common Name: Carolina Phlox, Thick-leaf Phlox, Giant Phlox
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Phlox carolina
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Phlox carolina +

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991) Phlox glaberrima

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Phlox carolina 159-01-009

Stamens equalling or exceeding the corolla tube (thus in part exserted), per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon Common Name: Smooth Phlox
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Phlox glaberrima
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Phlox glaberrima +
INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Phlox glaberrima + 159-01-010

Anthers and style show at the end of the corolla tube, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Leafy Meadow Phlox, Wild Sweet William
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Phlox maculata ssp. pyramidalis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Phlox maculata ssp. pyramidalis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Phlox maculata ssp. pyramidalis 159-01-011

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Phlox maculata var. purpurea

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Phlox maculata


Stamens equaling or exceeding the corolla tube. Flowering in late summer, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon Common Name: Northern Meadow Phlox
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Phlox maculata ssp. maculata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Phlox maculata ssp. maculata

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Phlox maculata var. maculata

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Phlox maculata


Stamens equaling or exceeding the corolla tube. Flowering in early summer, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon Common Name: Broadleaf Phlox, Largeleaf Phlox
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Phlox amplifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Phlox amplifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Phlox amplifolia 159-01-012

Broad open inflorescence w glandular hairy bracts and glabrous corolla tube, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Garden Phlox, Summer Phlox, Fall Phlox, Smooth Phlox
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Phlox paniculata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Phlox paniculata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Phlox paniculata 159-01-013

A stout erect plant up to 6' high, with a large compound, pubescent panicle, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


range map need picture of flower of Phlox bifida, Cleft Phlox, Sand Phlox
Common Name: Cleft Phlox, Sand Phlox
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Phlox bifida
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Phlox bifida ssp. bifida

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database Phlox bifida ssp. stellaria


range map need picture of flower of Phlox buckleyi, Swordleaf Phlox, Shale-barren Phlox
Common Name: Swordleaf Phlox, Shale-barren Phlox
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Phlox buckleyi
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Phlox buckleyi

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Spreading Jacob's Ladder, Creeping Jacob's-ladder, Greek Valerian
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Polemonium reptans var. reptans
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polemonium reptans var. reptans
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Polemonium reptans 159-02-001

Each flower has 5 rounded petals with fine veins that run along their length, per www.illinoiswildflowers.info.


range map need picture of flower of Polemonium vanbruntiae, Appalachian Jacob's Ladder
speaker icon Common Name: Appalachian Jacob's Ladder
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Polemonium vanbruntiae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Polemonium vanbruntiae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952) Polemonium van-bruntiae


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Standing-cypress
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Ipomopsis rubra
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ipomopsis rubra
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ipomopsis rubra 159-03-001

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Gilia rubra


Corolla salverform, the tube 2-2.5 cm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


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