Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1058

Forb
Annual

Native: Texas
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (rare in Piedmont)

Look for it in dry sandy soils of roadsides, fields, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Lowermost opposite, others alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White/Red
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
5-lobed salverform corolla
5 included stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Ericales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Phlox drummondii   FAMILY Polemoniaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Phlox drummondii ssp. drummondii   FAMILY Polemoniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 159-01-001:
Phlox drummondii   FAMILY Polemoniaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Annual Phlox , Drummond Phlox