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Phlox bifida L.C. Beck. Ten-point Phlox, Cleft Phlox, Sand Phlox, Starry Phlox. Phen: Apr-Jun. Hab: Cliffs, rock outcrops, dry rocky or sandy sites. Dist: MI west to MN, south to c. TN and n. AR.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Il, K3, K4, Mi; > Phlox bifida L.C.Beck ssp. bifida – Ar, K1, Wherry (1955); > Phlox bifida L.C.Beck ssp. stellaria (A.Gray) Wherry – Ar, K1, Tn, Wherry (1955); > Phlox bifida L.C.Beck var. bifida – C, F, G, NE; > Phlox bifida L.C.Beck var. cedaria (Brand) Fernald – F; > Phlox bifida L.C.Beck var. cedraria (Brand) Fernald – C, G, misspelling of varietal epithet; > Phlox bifida L.C.Beck var. stellaria (A.Gray) Wherry – G, Wherry (1955)

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