Definition of Phlox stellaria

1. Noun. Low mat-forming herb of rocky places in United States.

Exact synonyms: Chickweed Phlox, Phlox Bifida, Sand Phlox
Group relationships: Genus Phlox
Generic synonyms: Phlox

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phlox Stellaria

Phlebotomus argentipes
Phlebotomus chinensis
Phlebotomus flaviscutellatus
Phlebotomus longipalpis
Phlebotomus major
Phlebotomus noguchi
Phlebotomus orientalis
Phlebotomus papatasii
Phlebotomus perniciosus
Phlebotomus sergenti
Phlebotomus verrucarum
Phleum pratense
Phlomis fruticosa
Phlox bifida
Phlox stellaria (current term)
Phlox subulata
Phnom Penh
Phoca vitulina
Phocaena phocaena
Phocaena sinus
Phoebus Apollo

Literary usage of Phlox stellaria

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

1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1898)
"Phlox stellaria A. Gray, Proc. Am. Acad. 8: 252. 1870. Glabrous or puberulent; stems diffuse, somewhat woody, much branched, the branches nearly erect, ..."

2. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1921)
"Who knows where Phlox stellaria can be found? The plant is very much like Phlox bifida in appearance, the principal difference being that the corolla lobes ..."

3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"GROUND PINK. Moss PINK. Fig. 2915. Tufted or matted species, in many forms, the depressed sts. more or less 2914. Phlox stellaria (x>i). ..."

4. The New International Encyclopædia by Daniel Colt Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"Phlox stellaria is much prized as an ornamental plant on account of its numerous white flowers. The ground or moss pink commonly grown in gardens is Phlox ..."

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