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Smooth Phlox - Phlox glaberrima


Family: Polemoniaceae - Phlox family Genus Common Name: Phlox Native Status: Native
Phlox glaberrima - Smooth Phlox. The Pocket at Pigeon Mountain, Walker County, GA 05/04/2009

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Phlox glaberrima

Distribution of Phlox glaberrima in the United States and Canada:
USDA Plants Distribution Map temporarily unavailable.
Blue=Native; Grey=Introduced

Map from USDA Plants Database:
USDA, NRCS. 2017. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 11 Dec 2017). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

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Site: The Pocket at Pigeon Mountain, Walker County, GA Date: 2009-May-09Photographer: Gerald C Williamson f/16
A key identifier in phlox is whether the stamens show at the opening to the corolla tube. Phlox glaberrima shows its stamens to us.
Phlox glaberrima

Site: The Pocket at Pigeon Mountain, Walker County, GA Date: 2009-April-25Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
Nikon D60
1/125f/4.5 ISO400
Tamron SP 90MM f/2.8 AF Macro
90mm (135 equiv)
Smooth Phlox flower buds.
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Phlox glaberrima

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