Phlox amoena Sims. Phen: Apr-Jun; Jun-Jul. Hab: Dry woodlands and forests, roadbanks, longleaf pine sandhills. Dist: W. NC west to s. KY, south to Panhandle FL and MS.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Synonymy: = C, F, G, S, Tn, W; = Phlox amoena Sims ssp. amoena – K1, K3, K4, Levin (1966), Wherry (1955); < Phlox amoena Sims – Fl5, RAB, WH3