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Published by [Associates of the Morris Arboretum] in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Phlox.

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Edition Notes

SeriesMorris Arboretum monographs,, 3
LC ClassificationsQK495.P77 W5
The Physical Object
Pagination174 p.
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6204557M
LC Control Number56016628

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Phlox, (genus Phlox), any of about 65 species of plants belonging to the family Polemoniaceae, admired both in gardens and in the wilds for their clustered heads of flowers. All species but one from northeastern Asia are native to North America. Phlox is herbaceous, usually with oval or linear. Phlox is a taxonomically confusing group. The best reference and the only book devoted to the systematics of the genus is Edgar T. Wherry’s The Genus Phlox, published in Luckily, there has been more recent work on the genetics and evolution of phlox by Donald Levin and his students at the University of Texas.   Phlox multiflora var. depressa on Gore Pass (pink phase) Phlox multiflora is one of my favorite Colorado phloxes due to the great variability in flower color. The picture above and below were taken this past June in Routt County on Gore Pass, but you could walk over miles of this phlox in North or Middle Park as well, and throughout much of western : Panayoti Kelaidis. White Flower Farm is a family-owned mail-order nursery located in northwestern Connecticut. Since we have been providing a wide range of perennials, annuals, bulbs, shrubs, vines, amaryllis, gardening tools & supplies, and gifts for gardeners. We also offer gardening advice and how-to information to gardeners throughout the United States.

And no American genus has enjoyed a richer history in the world’s gardens. But until now, there has been no comprehensive horticultural account of the genus. In Phlox, plant expert James H. Locklear provides detailed profiles of all the currently recognized species of Phlox. Each contains general and botanical descriptions, geographic range. Find plants you love and create idea boards for all your projects. To create an idea board, sign in or create an account. A Phlox microsatellite region. Floristics and refinement of taxonomy for the genus. A thoroughly revised taxonomy of the genus Phlox is an important ultimate goal of our research. The most recent monograph of the genus was the culmination of decades of valuable work by Edgar Wherry, published in Phlox alyssifolia, the alyssum-leaved phlox, is a flowering plant in the genus is native to central North America. Range and habitat. Alyssum-leaved phlox is native to the grasslands of Wyoming, Montana, Nebraska, and the Dakotas. Its range also extends into the prairie provinces of : Polemoniaceae.

Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Phlox Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy). Phlox paniculata (Border phlox) - Range: Pennsylvania to Illinois and south to northern Georgia and Arkansas. Habitat: mainly in woods along streams and rivers. Height: cm. Flower color: pink to purple-pink. Bloom time: mid to late summer. P. paniculata is the phlox species that has been most subjected to breeding and selection. There are. Family Polemoniaceae – Phlox family: Genus Phlox L. – phlox P: Contains 72 Species and 72 accepted taxa overall: Down one level: Species Phlox aculeata A. Nelson – sagebrush phlox P: Species Phlox acuminata Pursh [excluded] P: Species Phlox adsurgens Torr. ex A. Gray – northern phlox P: Species Phlox albomarginata M.E. Jones. The Genus Phlox, Ten Years After Edgar T. Wherry Philadelphia, Pa. Late in there was published as Monograph No. 3 of the Morris Arboretum a book of some pages entitled The Genus Phlox. This presented in detail the results of my over 30 years of study of the genus (the start of which was discussed in Bartonia No. 11).