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Taxon: Phlox divaricata L.

Genus: Phlox section: Divaricatae
Family: Polemoniaceae subfamily: Polemonioideae.
Nomen number: 408322
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:152. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 11-Apr-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 14-Mar-2003
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 18 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • blue phlox   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • blue phlox   (Source: F GPlains ) – English   [Phlox divaricata subsp. laphamii]
  • forest phlox   (Source: Glea Cron ed2 ) – English
  • wild blue phlox   (Source: Websters Dict ) – English
  • wild sweet-William   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • blåflox   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario [s.], Quebec [s.w.]
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Indiana, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont [n.w.], West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Kansas [e.], Minnesota [s.], Missouri, Nebraska [e.], Oklahoma [n.e.], South Dakota [e.], Wisconsin
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida [n.], Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Brown, R. G. & M. L. Brown. 1984. Herbaceous plants of Maryland.
  • Browne, E. T. & R. Athey. 1992. Vascular plants of Kentucky: an annotated checklist.
  • Clewell, A. F. 1985. Guide to the vascular plants of the Florida panhandle.
  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas.
  • Deam, C. C. 1940. Flora of Indiana.
  • Duncan, W. H. & J. T. Kartesz. 1981. Vascular flora of Georgia: an annotated checklist.
  • Ferguson, C. J. & R. K. Jansen. 2002. A chloroplast DNA phylogeny of eastern Phlox (Polemoniaceae): implications of congruence and incongruence with the ITS phylogeny. Amer. J. Bot. 89:1328.
  • Ferguson, C. J. et al. 1999. Relationships of eastern North American Phlox (Polemoniaceae) based on ITS sequence data. Syst. Bot. 24:623.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2.
  • Grant, V. 2001. Nomenclature of the main subdivisions of Phlox (Polemoniaceae). Lundellia 4:27.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Jones, G. N. & G. D. Fuller. 1955. Vascular plants of Illinois.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  • Mitchell, R. S., ed. 1986. A checklist of New York state plants. New York State Mus. Bull. 458.
  • Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow). 1967–. The vascular flora of Ohio.
  • Ownbey, G. B. & T. Morley. 1991. Vascular plants of Minnesota: a checklist and atlas.
  • Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  • Rhoads, A. F. & T. A. Block. 2000. The plants of Pennsylvannia. An illustrated manual.
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • Smith, E. B. 1978. An atlas and annotated list of the vascular plants of Arkansas.
  • Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  • Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core. 1978. Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2.
  • Voss, E. 1972–. Michigan flora.
  • Wherry, E. T. et al. 1979. Atlas of the flora of Pennsylvania.
  • Wherry, E. T. 1955. The genus Phlox. Morris arboretum monographs 3.
  • Wunderlin, R. P. 1998. Guide to the vascular plants of Florida.
  • Webster's third new international dictionary.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Phlox divaricata L.:


Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?408322 (31 October 2014)

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