Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3313

Forb
Perennial

Native north of the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare

Look for it in 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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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Ericales

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Phlox buckleyi   FAMILY Polemoniaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Swordleaf Phlox, Shale-barren Phlox