Phlox subulata.

Polemonium Family. Apr. - June.

A low plant, forming moss-like mats, sometimes carpeting the ground. Found in rocky ground, hillsides. Southern New York to Michigan, south to Florida and Kentucky.


Crimson-pink, magenta to white, 5-parted, divisions usually notched on the tip, borne in small clusters terminating the stems.


Small, narrow, about 1/2 inch long, growing in tufts at the joints of the plant stems, which are 2 - 5 inches long.