Phlox divaricata
Family: Polemoniaceae
blue phlox,  more...
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David Lee  
Etymology: Phlox: from the Greek phlox, "flame," ancient name of Lychnis of the Caryophyllaceae
Plants: erect, perennial, 12"-20" tall forb
Leaves: mostly opposite, not divided, oblong with a blunt end, 1"-2" long
Flowers: pale purple to blue (occasionally white), 5-parted, 3/4"-1" wide, funnel-shaped, stalked, lobes not notched, tube narrow; inflorescence a loosely-branched, glandular-hairy cluster (cyme); blooms April-June
Habitat: moderate moisture to moist; woods, forests, cliffs; in rich soil
Conservation Status: Native
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Merel R. Black  
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Merel R. Black  
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Merel R. Black  
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Botanical Illustration  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Derek Anderson  
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Kenneth J. Sytsma  
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Merel R. Black  
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Christopher Noll  
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Janice Stiefel  
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Merel R. Black  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Merel R. Black  
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Mark Mittelstadt  
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Robert Bierman  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Christopher Noll  
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Robert Bierman  
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