Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Phlox paniculata L. image
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Robert W. Freckmann

Robert W. Freckmann

Janice Stiefel
Family Polemoniaceae
Phlox paniculata L.
fall phlox, garden phlox, perennial phlox, summer phlox
Phlox: from the Greek phlox, "flame," ancient name of Lychnis of the Caryophyllaceae
paniculata: with panicles
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Status: Introduced - naturalized
Plant: erect, perennial, up to 6' tall forb, with many branches
Flower: red-purple to white, 5-parted, 1/2"-3/4" wide, funnel-shaped, lobe tip not notched, tube narrow; inflorescence a branched, often large cluster (cyme); blooms July-Sept.
Leaf:mostly opposite, not divided, veiny, oblong, 3"-6" long
Habitat: moist; in rich soil

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