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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Phlox drummondii var. peregrina   FAMILY Polemoniaceae   Go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Phlox drummondii ssp. drummondii   FAMILY Polemoniaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 159-01-001:
Phlox drummondii   FAMILY Polemoniaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Phlox drummondii

 

COMMON NAME:
Annual Phlox, Drummond Phlox


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Phlox drummondii var. peregrina   FAMILY Polemoniaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Phlox drummondii ssp. drummondii   FAMILY Polemoniaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 159-01-001:
Phlox drummondii   FAMILY Polemoniaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Phlox drummondii

 

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1058

Forb
Annual

Native: Texas (occurring eastwards as an escape from horticultural use)

Common (rare in Piedmont)

Habitat: Dry sandy soils of roadsides, fields, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Lowermost opposite, others alternate

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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