Phlox divaricata Linnaeus var. divaricata . Eastern Blue Phlox. Phen: Apr-Jun. Hab: Moist deciduous forests in circumneutral soils. Dist: VT and QC west to MI, south to e. NC, GA, SC, GA, c. KY, and w. IN and extreme e. IL.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Syn: = C, F, G, Tn; = Phlox divaricata ssp. divaricata – Il, K1, Mi, NY, Pa, Levin (1966), Levin (1967), Wherry (1955); < Phlox divaricata – K3, K4, RAB, S, Va, W, WV