Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1061

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

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partial shade ...Dry

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring
Pink/Rose/Lavender
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
5-lobed salverform corolla
5 included stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring
Capsule

 

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

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

PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Phlox nivalis +   FAMILY Polemoniaceae

VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 159-01-002:
Phlox nivalis +   FAMILY Polemoniaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Pineland Phlox, Trailing Phlox


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Will Stuart    wil_7441266912_1ab07c5170

June    Richmond County    NC

North Carolina Sandhills Gamelands

Calyx lobes slightly less than or = tube, pubescent, some trichomes glandular, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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Will Stuart    wil_7441266912_d0a7ab70b4

June    Richmond County    NC

North Carolina Sandhills Gamelands

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

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Tim Spira    tpspnivalis

Month Unknown        

Flowering shoots are erect with narrow opposite or clustered leaves, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.