Phlox stolonifera Sims. 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)