genus Phlox. by Edgar Theodore Wherry

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

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SeriesMorris Arboretum monographs,, 3
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LC ClassificationsQK495.P77 W5
The Physical Object
Pagination174 p.
Number of Pages174
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Open LibraryOL6204557M
LC Control Number56016628
OCLC/WorldCa3095687

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wherry, Edgar Theodore, Genus Phlox. Philadelphia [Associates of the Morris Arboretum] (OCoLC) The Atlas of Florida Plants provides a source of information for the distribution of plants within the state and taxonomic information.

The website also provides access to a database and images of herbarium specimens found at the University of South Florida and other herbaria. 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.

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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. 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). No other group of plants in North America can equal Phlox for its preeminence in the wild and in the garden.

Its sixty-one species appear in (and sometimes define) plant communities up and down the continent. And no American genus has enjoyed a richer history in the worldÕs gardens. But until now, there has been no comprehensive horticultural account of the genus. 50% off P&P on all mail orders over £60 Offer Ends 18th May (Please allow 14 Days for delivery) - NEW Home Delivery Service now available for Local Customers.

Polemoniaceae. Plants of the Phlox Family Members of the Phlox family are usually small plants with narrow, alternate or opposite leaves. They are adapted to arid environments, especially in the western states. A few species take the form of shrubs or trees in other parts of the world. The delicate flowers are regular and bisexual, usually.

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 /5(7).

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This includes woodland and alpines as well as desert, bog and steppe. 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 Pages: Phlox definition: any polemoniaceous plant of the chiefly North American genus Phlox: cultivated for their | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

Phlox roemeriana Scheele – goldeneye phlox, Roemer's phlox: Species: Phlox X rugelii Brand (pro. sp.) – Rugel's phlox: Species: Phlox sibirica L. – Siberian phlox: Species: Phlox speciosa Pursh – showy phlox: Species: Phlox stansburyi (Torr.) A.

Heller – Stansbury's phlox, cold-desert phlox: Species: Phlox stolonifera Sims Biological classification: Genus. Phlox stolonifera (Creeping phlox, Moss phlox, Flowering moss, Ground pink, or Moss pinks) is a flowering native to the eastern United States in the forests of the Appalachian Mountains from Pennsylvania south to northern Georgia.

Description []. It is a creeping stoloniferous perennial plant growing cm tall. The leaves on creeping stems are cm long and cm broad, those on Binomial: Phlox stolonifera.

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Polemoniaceae – Phlox family Genus: Phlox L. – phlox Species: Phlox hoodii Richardson – spiny phlox Subordinate Taxa. The Plants Database includes the following 6 subspecies of Phlox hoodii. Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Native Introduced Native and Introduced.

Phlox hoodii ssp. canescens. Nebraska author explores history, beauty of phlox beginning when the genus Phlox officially was established and named by Carl Linnaeus in -- and he wants to share them. In his book. Developed and hosted by the University of Washington Herbarium at the Burke Museum, the web site brings toget photographs and contributions from numerous photographers and botanists.

Washington is home to an estimated 3, species of vascular plants, 2, species of macrofungi, and 1, species of lichenized fungi across a diverse array of landscapes from lush coastal rainforests. Phlox paniculata is an herbaceous perennial widely grown for its showy panicles of large, sweet-scented flowers borne from early summer through autumn.

Description []. The plants are clump-forming and erect, with terminal panicles of trumpet-shaped flowers. Flower colors vary from white through pink, red, purple, and nearly al: Phlox paniculata.

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While every effort has been made to provide the most reliable and up-to-date information available, ultimate legal requirements with respect to species are contained in Biological classification: Species. Phlox spp. General Information. The phlox family (Polemoniaceae) contains hundreds of members, with 67 in the genus “phlox”, only a few of them are actually referred to as phlox in common garden vernacular.

Phlox has five fused petals, five sepals, five stamens and an ovary with three fused carpels and a nectary disk at the base. Unlike Phlox subulata (creeping phlox) that can easily overtake your garden, the MOUNTAINSIDE™ Phlox are more refined spreaders and are more compressed to the ground.

These also bloom weeks ahead of Phlox subulata, depending on spring weather. The width are based on three year plants; the first few years in the ground, plants stay around. Plant Phlox species in a sunny or partly shaded position.

Rockery phloxes and those grown in hanging baskets prefer a fairly light soil. Border phloxes need a. Phlox is a genus of 60 species that includes many of America's most beloved wildflowers, and has yielded plants that are cultivated by gardeners around the world. This illustrated presentation will explore the ecology of these beautiful plants and the remarkable wild.

For information about licensing photos for publication or to order prints please contact Mark Turner • Turner Photographics LLC • Wynn Road • Bellingham, WA USA voice e-mail [email protected] Common Name: Tall Garden Phlox.

Vivid clusters of fragrant, cherry-red flowers sit atop strong-stemmed plants from mid thru late summer. 'Red Riding Hood' is a compact variety which attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. It makes a tremendous color statement in the garden.

This book is a comprehensive horticultural account of all the currently recognized species of North American Phlox and contains a general description and comments on each plant's ecology, natural history, and horticulture, including their history in cultivation, selection and breeding, and cultural notesFrom book jacket.

Phlox paniculata 'Bright Eyes' Common Name: Tall Garden Phlox. Pale pink flowers with a prominent, hot-pink eye zone are produced reliably from mid thru late summer. These aromatic flowers attract both butterflies and hummingbirds.

'Bright Eyes' has demonstrated a high degree of. Phlox are wonderful container plants and maintain well in water when cut. The genus Phlox itself is a fascinating one that grows from relatively high altitudes in the mountains to the low lands in the prairies and the plains.

Probably best known of all Phlox is the annual Phlox Drummondii which grows wild through the gulf states/5(34). This North American species was introduced to British and European gardens as Phlox canadensis in Bernard McMahon listed it as the “early flowering phlox” in the edition of his book, The American Gardener’s Calendar.

In The American Flower Garden Directory,nurseryman, florist, and author Robert Buist considered the American genus Phlox to be one of the most handsome in. Statistics. The Plant List includes scientific plant names of species rank for the genus these 18 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of.Fun Facts about the name Phlox.

How unique is the name Phlox? Out of 6, records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Phlox was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year. Weird things about the name Phlox: Your name in reverse order is Xolhp.floks m (definite singular floksen, indefinite plural flokser, definite plural floksene) phlox, a flowering plant of genus Phlox; References “floks” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

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