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Genus: Phlox

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Asterids > Order: Ericales > Family: Polemoniaceae

About 67 species, native mainly to temperate USA but also found in NE Asia. Four species are cultivated in southern Africa.

Species cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Phlox divaricata

Native to the USA.

 

Phlox drummondii

Native to Texas, USA.

 

Phlox stolonifera

Native to eastern USA.

 

Phlox subulata

Native to the USA.

 

Publications

  • Glen, H.F. 2002. Cultivated Plants of Southern Africa. Jacana, Johannesburg.

 

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