Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Ericales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about Largeleaf Phlox at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 159-01-012:
Phlox amplifolia FAMILY Polemoniaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Broadleaf Phlox, Largeleaf Phlox
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Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_phlox_amplifolia_4
Broad open inflorescence w glandular hairy bracts and glabrous corolla tube, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States (Duncan & Duncan, 1999).
Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_phlox_amplifolia_7
P. amplifolia & P. paniculata have broad leaves w conspicuous lateral veins, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains (Smith, 1998).
Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_phlox_amplifolia_7b
Lateral veins readily apparent, joining to form a vein parallel to leaf margin, per Weakley's Flora.
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Native to North Carolina & Georgia
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5-lobed salverform corolla
5 exserted stamens
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Wildflowers of the Eastern United States (Duncan & Duncan, 1999) p075
- Field Guide to the Wildflowers of Georgia (Chafin, 2016) p283
- Wildflowers of Tennessee (Carman, 2005) p204
- Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians (Horn, Cathcart, Hemmerly, & Duhl, 2005) p241
- Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains (Smith, 1998) p133
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