Phlox pilosa Linnaeus ssp. deamii Levin. Phen: Apr-May. Hab: Dry upland woods and barrens. Dist: S. IN south through w. KY to w. TN.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Taxonomy Comments: This taxon has been sometimes judged to be a hybrid species derived from P. amoena × P. pilosa ssp. pilosa.
Synonymy: = K1, K3, K4, Tn; < Phlox pilosa L. – S; < Phlox pilosa L. ssp. pulcherrima Lundell – Wherry (1955); < Phlox pilosa L. var. pilosa – C, F, G