Definition of Phlox subulata

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, Mountain Phlox
Generic synonyms: Phlox

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phlox Subulata

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
Phlox subulata (current term)
Phnom Penh
Phoca vitulina
Phocaena phocaena
Phocaena sinus
Phoebus Apollo

Literary usage of Phlox subulata

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

1. Rural Affairs by John Jacob Thomas (1875)
"Moss PINK, (Phlox subulata,) fig. 41, although a native, is already well known ... Phlox subulata, (Moss Pink.} PHLOX DIVARICATA, fig., a fine late spring ..."

2. Landscape Gardening: Notes and Suggestions on Lawns and Lawn Planting by Samuel Parsons (1895)
"Very charming in early spring are the dwarf phloxes (Phlox subulata). ... (PHLOX SUBULATA.) The hardy columbines in the season of bloom are all specially ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1903)
"A large part of this exposure is treeless, and upon the broken-down serpentine rock grow mats of Phlox subulata L. (Phlox Association), Trifolium agrarium ..."

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