blue phlox
Phlox divaricata L.Polemoniaceae

common name synonyms: wild blue phlox, wild sweet-William, Woods Pink, Bastard Lychnis

scientific name synonyms: P. canadensis Sweet

subclass: Dicotyledoneae

superorder: Asteridae

order: Solanales

growth form: shrub, subshrub, herb

life history: perennial

level of invasiveness: benign

weedy in native range: No

noxious weed in the u.s.: No

type of introduction: Intentional

number of vectors: 1.0

introduced range: Europe

native range: North America

notes: Collinson referes to it (v. likely) in 1740

invasiveness notes: benign




Credits: Credits: (c) 2001-2006 J. Forman Orth