Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Ericales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about Largeleaf Phlox at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Broadleaf Phlox, Largeleaf Phlox
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Broad open inflorescence w glandular hairy bracts and glabrous corolla tube, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.
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P. amplifolia & P. paniculata have broad leaves w conspicuous lateral veins, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.
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Lateral veins readily apparent, joining to form a vein parallel to leaf margin, per Weakley's Flora.
Native to North Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC -
5-lobed salverform corolla
5 exserted stamens
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Wildflowers of the Eastern United States p075
- Wildflowers of Tennessee p204
- Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians p241
- Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains p133