Phlox pilosa L.
Family: Polemoniaceae
downy phlox,  more...
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Merel R. Black  
Etymology: Phlox: from the Greek phlox, "flame," ancient name of Lychnis of the Caryophyllaceae
Plants: erect, perennial, 6"-24" tall forb
Leaves: mostly opposite, not divided, abruptly sharp-pointed, mostly linear to lance-like, 1"-3" long
Flowers: pink to pale purple, 5-parted, 1/2"-3/4" wide, tubes usually more or less hairy, lobes not notched; inflorescence of loosely-branched cluster (cyme) of stalked flowers; blooms April-June
Habitat: dry; prairies, woods, inland sands
Conservation Status: Native
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Theodore S. Cochrane  
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Janice Stiefel  
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Christopher Noll  
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Merel R. Black  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Phlox pilosa image
Phlox pilosa image
Aaron_Carlson  
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Phlox pilosa image
Phlox pilosa image
Christopher Noll  
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Theodore S. Cochrane  
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Aaron Carlson  
Phlox pilosa image
Aaron Carlson  
Phlox pilosa image
Aaron Carlson  
Phlox pilosa image
Phlox pilosa image
Phlox pilosa image
Aaron_Carlson  
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Christopher Noll  
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Scott B. Sauer  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Aaron Carlson  
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