Definition of Mountain phlox

1. Noun. Low tufted perennial phlox with needlelike evergreen leaves and pink or white flowers; native to United States and widely cultivated as a ground cover.

Exact synonyms: Dwarf Phlox, Moss Phlox, Moss Pink, Phlox Subulata
Generic synonyms: Phlox



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mountain Phlox

mountain lion
mountain lions
mountain male fern
mountain man
mountain maple
mountain mint
mountain nyala
mountain oak
mountain oysters
mountain paca
mountain parsley fern
mountain partridge
mountain peak
mountain phlox (current term)
mountain pine
mountain pride
mountain quail
mountain range
mountain ranges
mountain reindeer
mountain rice
mountain rimu
mountain ringlet
mountain ringlets
mountain rose
mountain sandwort
mountain sheep
mountain sickness

Literary usage of Mountain phlox

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Wild Land Shrub and Arid Land Restoration Symposium: Proceedings edited by Bruce A. Roundy, E. Durant McArthur, Jennifer S. Hayley, David K. Mann (1996)
"... above had both high constancy and high fidelity: bottlebrush squirrel- tail grass, tansy mustard, Fremont's phacelia, and southern mountain phlox. ..."

2. Southern Wild Flowers and Trees: Together with Shrubs, Vines and Various by Alice Lounsberry (1901)
"... mountain phlox, is another species occurrent through the mountains. In fact on the high peaks of western North Carolina it was so pro- ..."

3. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"F Phlox ovata L. mountain phlox Herbaceous perennial Openings and edges in dry, sandy woods. Phlox paniculata L. Summer phlox Herbaceous perennial Thickets, ..."

4. Alpine Flowers for Gardens: Rock, Wall, Marsh Plants, and Mountain Shrubs by William Robinson (1910)
"Some, perhaps not a few, kinds are not yet introduced, and this is a pity, as nearly every mountain Phlox we know is beautiful and free under cultivation. ..."

5. Flora of Pennsylvania by Thomas Conrad Porter (1903)
"Phlox ovata L. mountain phlox. (Man. p. 758 ; IF/. 2970. ) In woods, Pa. to NC and Ala.—Pennsylvania: HUNTINGDON, Barrens. 4. Phlox pilosa L. DOWNY PHLOX. ..."

6. Home Fruit Grower by Maurice Grenville Kains (1918)
"mountain phlox (Phlox ovata), I ft. June. Scotch Pinks (Dianthus plumarius in variety), 6-12 in. June. Moss Pink (Phlox subulata in variety), 6 in. ..."

7. Wild Land Shrub and Arid Land Restoration Symposium: Proceedings edited by Bruce A. Roundy, E. Durant McArthur, Jennifer S. Hayley, David K. Mann (1996)
"... above had both high constancy and high fidelity: bottlebrush squirrel- tail grass, tansy mustard, Fremont's phacelia, and southern mountain phlox. ..."

8. Southern Wild Flowers and Trees: Together with Shrubs, Vines and Various by Alice Lounsberry (1901)
"... mountain phlox, is another species occurrent through the mountains. In fact on the high peaks of western North Carolina it was so pro- ..."

9. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"F Phlox ovata L. mountain phlox Herbaceous perennial Openings and edges in dry, sandy woods. Phlox paniculata L. Summer phlox Herbaceous perennial Thickets, ..."

10. Alpine Flowers for Gardens: Rock, Wall, Marsh Plants, and Mountain Shrubs by William Robinson (1910)
"Some, perhaps not a few, kinds are not yet introduced, and this is a pity, as nearly every mountain Phlox we know is beautiful and free under cultivation. ..."

11. Flora of Pennsylvania by Thomas Conrad Porter (1903)
"Phlox ovata L. mountain phlox. (Man. p. 758 ; IF/. 2970. ) In woods, Pa. to NC and Ala.—Pennsylvania: HUNTINGDON, Barrens. 4. Phlox pilosa L. DOWNY PHLOX. ..."

12. Home Fruit Grower by Maurice Grenville Kains (1918)
"mountain phlox (Phlox ovata), I ft. June. Scotch Pinks (Dianthus plumarius in variety), 6-12 in. June. Moss Pink (Phlox subulata in variety), 6 in. ..."

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