moss phlox

(Phlox subulata ssp. subulata)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

not listed

moss phlox

NatureServe

N5 - Secure

SNR - Unranked

Minnesota

not listed

Nativity

Native

Occurrence

 

Habitat

Ledges. Rocky or sandy soil.

Flowering

May

     
Flower Color

Rose-purple to pink or white

     
Height

2 to 8

     
 
Identification

 

 
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Species

 

 
Distribution Distribution Map   Sources: 2, 3, 4, 5, 7.
 
Comments

There are five species of Phlox found in Minnesota, all of them native.

 
Taxonomy

Family:

Polemoniaceae (phlox)

 

Subfamily:

Polemonioideae

 

Genus:

Phlox

 

Section:

Phlox

 
Synonyms

 

 
Common
Names

moss phlox

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       
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Published on Apr 7, 2014

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  Phlox subulata - Polster-Phlox, Creeping Phlox
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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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