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Downy Phlox (Phlox pilosa) NATIVE. Growing in patches at a dirt road clearing on a hillside in a dense mixed hardwood/coniferous forest in NW Georgia (Gordon County), US. May 11, 2018. Stems and leaves were covered in glandular pubescence (seen via microscopy/magnification), an identifying feature of this species.<br />
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Phlox pilosa is a native plant in eastern North America. It prefers, well-drained woodlands or prairies and is most often pollinated by Lepidopteran species. <br />
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Phlox pilosa is a native plant in eastern North America. It prefers, well-drained woodlands or prairies and is most often pollinated by Lepidopteran species. <br />
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Downy Phlox (Phlox pilosa)

NATIVE. Growing in patches at a dirt road clearing on a hillside in a dense mixed hardwood/coniferous forest in NW Georgia (Gordon County), US. May 11, 2018. Stems and leaves were covered in glandular pubescence (seen via microscopy/magnification), an identifying feature of this species.

Phlox pilosa is a native plant in eastern North America. It prefers, well-drained woodlands or prairies and is most often pollinated by Lepidopteran species.

Downy Phlox (Phlox pilosa) NATIVE. Growing in patches at a dirt road clearing on a hillside in a dense mixed hardwood/coniferous forest in NW Georgia (Gordon County), US. May 11, 2018. Stems and leaves were covered in glandular pubescence (seen via microscopy/magnification), an identifying feature of this species.<br />
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Phlox pilosa is a native plant in eastern North America. It prefers, well-drained woodlands or prairies and is most often pollinated by Lepidopteran species. <br />
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''Phlox pilosa'', the downy phlox or prairie phlox, is an herbaceous plant in the family Polemoniaceae. It is native to eastern North America, where it is found in open areas such as prairies and woodlands.

Similar species: Ericales
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded May 22, 2018. Captured May 11, 2018 23:11 in 381 Dally Cove Rd, Ranger, GA 30734, USA.
  • Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
  • f/4.0
  • 1/100s
  • ISO400
  • 60mm