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Creeping phlox, Moss phlox, Flowering moss, Ground pink
Polemoniaceae
Phlox stolonifera


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Polemoniaceae Family

Phlox Genus

Location

Utah

Physical Description
Pink and Yellow Wild Phlox stolonifera Flower


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General Information

Phlox stolonifera (Creeping phlox, Moss phlox, Flowering moss, Ground pink, or Moss pinks) is a flowering plant in the genus Phlox.

It is native to the eastern United States in forests in the Appalachian Mountains from Pennsylvania south to northern Georgia.

It is a creeping stoloniferous perennial plant growing 15-25 cm tall. The leaves on creeping stems are 3-4.5 cm long and 1.8 cm broad, those on the erect flowering stems smaller, 2 cm long. The flowers are produced in early spring, 2-2.5 cm diameter, with the five-lobed corolla pale violet to purple, pink or white in color, and yellow stamens.



Pink and Yellow Wild Flower - Flower
Pink and Yellow Wild Flower - Flower - April 29, 2009



Pink and Yellow Wild Flower - Flower
Pink and Yellow Wild Flower - Flower - April 29, 2009

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August 18, 2009
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