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Phlox divaricata

Common Name(s):
Blue phlox
Categories:
Native Plants, Wildflowers
Season:
Late spring to early summer
Height:
10-20 in.
Foliage:
Hairy, sticky stems; 1-2 in. opposite, ovate to lanceolate unstalked leaves
Flower:
0.75-1.5 in. flowers radiate from the tip of the stem; the five petals are various shades of sky blue to violet; wedge-shaped; sometimes notched; recessed stamens
Site:
Rich open woods, fields
Life Cycle:
Perennial
Tags:
cpp

NCCES plant id: 2684

Phlox divaricata Phlox divaricata
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Phlox divaricata Phlox divaricata
James Van Gundy, CC BY-ND - 4.0
Phlox divaricata Phlox divaricata
Joshua Mayer, CC BY-SA - 4.0
Phlox divaricata Phlox divaricata
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Phlox divaricata Phlox divaricata
Steven Harwood, CC BY-NC - 4.0