Definition of Moss 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.
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Literary usage of Moss phlox
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1. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"... is called moss phlox; (b) P. maculata L., New Jersey to Minnesota and southward, is Wild Sweet-William, a name, however, applied to other species; ..."
2. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1903)
"Pastinaca sativa. Wild parsnip. Eastern Kansas. 302. Phlox bryoides. moss phlox (see figure). Western Kansas. 303. Pulsatilla hirsutissima. Pasque-flower. ..."
3. Agronomy: A Course in Practical Gardening for High Schools by Willard Nelson Clute (1913)
"Pink moss (Phlox subulata) : 6 inches ; pink ; spring. Poppy, mallow (Callirhoe involucrata) : 6-9 inches ; rose-pink ; summer. ..."
4. Flora of the Rocky Mountains and Adjacent Plains, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming by Per Axel Rydberg (1917)
"... 8-10 mm. long; lobes obovate, entire or mucronate, 5 mm. long. Moss PINK, Moss PHLOX. Hills and plains: Mack.—Neb.—Wyo.—Ida.—Yukon. Plain. Ap-My. 5. ..."