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Phlox divaricata

Phlox divaricata L.

 

Wild Blue Phlox, Louisiana Phlox, Blue Woodland Phlox, Sweet William, Wild Sweet William

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderEricalesTea, persimmon, blueberry, Brazil nut, azalea, many others
FamilyPolemoniaceaePhlox, Jabob’s-ladder
GenusPhloxGreek φλόξ, means “flame”
Speciesdivaricata“Spreading out, growing in a straggly manner”

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Phlox divaricata (Wild Blue Phlox, Louisiana Phlox, Blue Woodland Phlox, Sweet William, Wild Sweet William)

5/27/2016 · Acton Arboretum, Acton, MA

Phlox divaricata (Wild Blue Phlox, Louisiana Phlox, Blue Woodland Phlox, Sweet William, Wild Sweet William)

5/16/2014 · Acton Arboretum, Action, MA
≈ 6 × 9" (16 × 23 cm)

Phlox divaricata (Wild Blue Phlox, Louisiana Phlox, Blue Woodland Phlox, Sweet William, Wild Sweet William)

5/27/2016 · Acton Arboretum, Acton, MA

Phlox divaricata (Wild Blue Phlox, Louisiana Phlox, Blue Woodland Phlox, Sweet William, Wild Sweet William)

See the crab spider? · 3/18/2000 · Memphis, TN · By Tim Chandler

Phlox divaricata (Wild Blue Phlox, Louisiana Phlox, Blue Woodland Phlox, Sweet William, Wild Sweet William)

5/14/2012 · Acton Arboretum, Acton, MA
≈ 12 × 8" (31 × 20 cm)

Phlox divaricata description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 5 Oct 2016.

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Phlox divaricata (Wild Blue Phlox, Louisiana Phlox, Blue Woodland Phlox, Sweet William, Wild Sweet William)

5/14/2012 · Acton Arboretum, Acton, MA
≈ 14 × 17" (34 × 42 cm)

Phlox divaricata (Wild Blue Phlox, Louisiana Phlox, Blue Woodland Phlox, Sweet William, Wild Sweet William)

5/27/2016 · Acton Arboretum, Acton, MA

Phlox divaricata (Wild Blue Phlox, Louisiana Phlox, Blue Woodland Phlox, Sweet William, Wild Sweet William)

5/16/2014 · Acton Arboretum, Action, MA
≈ 9 × 6" (23 × 16 cm)

Phlox divaricata (Wild Blue Phlox, Louisiana Phlox, Blue Woodland Phlox, Sweet William, Wild Sweet William)

5/16/2014 · Acton Arboretum, Action, MA
≈ 7 × 11" (18 × 28 cm)

Phlox divaricata (Wild Blue Phlox, Louisiana Phlox, Blue Woodland Phlox, Sweet William, Wild Sweet William)

5/14/2012 · Acton Arboretum, Acton, MA
≈ 9 × 11" (24 × 27 cm)

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