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Taxon: Phlox subulata L.

 
Genus: Phlox
Section: Phlox
Family: Polemoniaceae
Subfamily: Polemonioideae
Nomen number: 314438
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:152. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 24-Jan-1989 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Mar-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 38 (36 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • creeping phlox  (Source: Phlox) - English
  • moss phlox  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • moss-pink  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • mountain phlox  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • hana-tsumekusa  (Source: F Korea) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • mossflox  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario (s.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan (s.e. possibly), New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (s.), Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Kentucky (e.), Maryland (w.), North Carolina (w.), Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Polemoniaceae&GenusID=Phlox&SpeciesID=subulata), Virginia (w.)]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Browne, E. T. & R. Athey Vascular plants of Kentucky: an annotated checklist. 1992 (L Kentucky)
  3. Deam, C. C. Flora of Indiana. (F Indiana)
  4. Ferguson, C. J. & R. K. Jansen 2002. A chloroplast DNA phylogeny of eastern Phlox (Polemoniaceae): implications of congruence and incongruence with the ITS phylogeny Amer. J. Bot. 89:1328.
  5. Ferguson, C. J. et al. 1999. Relationships of eastern North American Phlox (Polemoniaceae) based on ITS sequence data Syst. Bot. 24:623.
  6. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  7. Grant, V. 2001. Nomenclature of the main subdivisions of Phlox (Polemoniaceae) (Lundellia) 4:27.
  8. Hinds, H. R. Flora of New Brunswick, ed. 2. (F New Brunswick)
  9. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  10. Jones, G. N. & G. D. Fuller Vascular plants of Illinois. (F IllJones)
  11. Lee, Y. N. Flora of Korea. (F Korea)
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  13. Locklear, J. H. Phlox: a natural history and gardener's guide (Phlox) 248-253.
  14. Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York. (F NE US)
  15. Mitchell, R. S., ed. A checklist of New York state plants. New York State Mus. Bull. 458. 1986 (L New York)
  16. Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow) The vascular flora of Ohio. (F Ohio)
  17. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  18. Rhoads, A. F. & T. A. Block The plants of Pennsylvannia. An illustrated manual. 2000 (F Penn)
  19. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  20. Seymour, F. The flora of New England. (F NEng)
  21. Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. (F Missouri)
  22. Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2. (F WVa)
  23. Voss, E. Michigan flora. (F Mich)
  24. Wherry, E. T. The genus Phlox. Morris arboretum monographs 3. (Gen Phlox)
  25. Wherry, E. T. et al. Atlas of the flora of Pennsylvania. (Atlas Penn)

Check other web resources for Phlox subulata L. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?314438. Accessed 16 December 2018.