Definitions of phlox

n any polemoniaceous plant of the genus Phlox; chiefly North American; cultivated for their clusters of flowers

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Phlox bifida, Phlox stellaria, chickweed phlox, sand phlox
low mat-forming herb of rocky places in United States
Phlox subulata, dwarf phlox, moss phlox, moss pink, mountain phlox
low tufted perennial phlox with needlelike evergreen leaves and pink or white flowers; native to United States and widely cultivated as a ground cover
Linanthus dianthiflorus, fringed pink, ground pink, moss pink
low wiry-stemmed branching herb or southern California having fringed pink flowers
Linanthus dichotomus, evening-snow
small California annual with white flowers
Type of:
herb, herbaceous plant
a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

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