moss phlox

(Phlox subulata ssp. subulata)

Conservation Status
moss phlox
  IUCN Red List

not listed

     
  NatureServe

N5 - Secure

SNR - Unranked

     
  Minnesota

not listed

     
           
           
 
Description
 
 

 

 
     
 

Height

 
 

2 to 8

 
     
 

Flower Color

 
 

Rose-purple to pink or white

 
     
 

Similar Species

 
     
     
 
Habitat
 
 

Ledges. Rocky or sandy soil.

 
     
 
Biology
 
 

Flowering

 
 

May

 
     
 
Use
 
 

 

 
     
 
Distribution
 
 

Distribution Map

 

Sources

2, 3, 4, 5, 7.

 
  5/18/2019      
         
 

Nativity

 
 

Native

 
         
 

Occurrence

 
 

 

 
         
 
Taxonomy
 
  Kingdom Plantae (green algae and land plants)  
  Subkingdom Viridiplantae (green plants)  
  Infrakingdom Streptophyta (land plants and green algae)  
  Superdivision Embryophyta (land plants)  
  Division Tracheophyta (vascular plants)  
  Subdivision Spermatophytina (seed plants)  
  Class Magnoliopsida (flowering plants)  
  Superorder Asteranae  
 

Order

Ericales (heathers, balsams, primroses, and allies)  
 

Family

Polemoniaceae (phlox)  
  Subfamily Polemonioideae  
 

Genus

Phlox (phlox)  
  Section Phlox  
  Species Phlox subulata (moss phlox)  
       
 

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Synonyms

 
     
       
 

Common Names

 
  moss phlox  
       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       
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  Phlox #1
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  Phlox #1  
     
  Moss Phlox (Phlox subulata)
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  Moss Phlox (Phlox subulata)  
     
  Moss Phlox (Phlox subulata)
Bill Keim
 
  Moss Phlox (Phlox subulata)  
     
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About

Published on Apr 7, 2014

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  Phlox subulata - Polster-Phlox, Creeping Phlox
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About

Published on Apr 23, 2014

Der Polster-Phlox (Phlox subulata) ist ein Bodendecker für sonnige bis absonnige Lagen. Wenn man ihn nach der ersten Blüte im Frühjahr zurückschneidet, blüht er ein weiteres Mal.

Tipps für die Pflege des Phlox: http://winterharte-stauden.com/phlox-subulata-polster-phlox/

The Creeping Phlox (Phlox subulata) can be used as a ground cover and is suitable for sunny to light shaded places.

   
       

 

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