OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Phlox buckleyi   FAMILY Polemoniaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Phlox buckleyi   FAMILY Polemoniaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Swordleaf Phlox, Shale-barren Phlox


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Phlox buckleyi   FAMILY Polemoniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Phlox buckleyi   FAMILY Polemoniaceae

 

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3313

Forb
Perennial

Native north of the Carolinas

Rare

Habitat: Shale woodlands and woodland edges, shaley roadbanks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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