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Wildflowers of Texas, Plant Resources Center, University of Texas at Austin



Downy Phlox   Phlox pilosa    
Phlox family — Polemoniaceae

Also known as:
Prairie Phlox

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This perennial phlox occurs in sandy soils of open woods, fields, and on roadsides in East Texas, blooming in the spring. Many species of phlox are garden favorites.

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Flowering Months: April, May

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