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Northern Phlox
Phlox adsurgens
  
About Northern Phlox (Phlox adsurgens) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Phlox adsurgens is a species of phlox known by the common names northern phlox and woodland phlox. It is native to Oregon and a section of the northern Coast Ranges of California, where it is a member of the flora in forested and wooded mountain habitat. It is a perennial herb growing decumbent with erect branches up to 30 centimeters long. The oval leaves are 1 to 3 centimeters long and oppositely arranged in pairs. The flower cluster is a cluster of five-lobed pink flowers.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Perennial herb

Size
Size
0.33 - 1 ft tall

Flower Color
Flower Color
Pink

Wildlife Supported
 


 
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Landscaping Information
Sun
Sun
Full Sun, Part Shade, Shade

Sunset Zones
Sunset Zones?
1, 2, 4*, 5*, 6*, 7*, 14, 15*, 16*, 17*, 18, 24

Natural Setting
Site Type
Site Type
Open, wooded places

Climate
Climate
Annual Precipitation: 37.8" - 104.3", Summer Precipitation: 1.02" - 3.52", Coldest Month: 30.2" - 44.2", Hottest Month: 51.1" - 70.8", Humidity: 0.54" - 21.68", Elevation: 325" - 7164"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Woodland Phlox


Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora


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