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Phlox stolonifera Sims. Creeping Phlox. Phen: Apr-May; May-Jun. Hab: Moist forests. Dist: PA and s. OH south to w. NC, n. GA, and e. TN, essentially a Southern and Central Appalachian endemic.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Other Comments: This species is sometimes locally abundant, as in parts of Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Synonymy: = C, F, G, K1, K3, K4, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Va, W, WV, Wherry (1955)

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image of plant© Keith Bradley | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Joey Shaw source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Grant Morrow Parkins | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: Phlox stolonifera, Dawson Forest Wildlife Management Area, Dawson County, Georgia 2 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Weakley source | Original Image ⭷
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image of plant© Alan Weakley source | Original Image ⭷

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