The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Phlox

The genus Phlox is in the family Polemoniaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Phlox

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Phlox acerba A.Nelson Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox aciculifolia P.B.Kenn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox aculeata A. Nelson Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox acuminata Pursh Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox acutifolia Sweet Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox adsurgens Torr. ex A. Gray Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox alaskana Jordal Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox alaskensis Jordal Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox alba Moench Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox albomarginata M.E. Jones Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox altissima Moench Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox alyssifolia Greene Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 2
Phlox amabilis Brand Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox americana Sweet Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox amoena Sims Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox amplexicaulis Raf. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox amplifolia Britton Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox andicola (Britton) E.E. Nelson Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Phlox argillacea Clute & Ferris Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox aristata Michx. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox aristata Lodd. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox aspera E.E.Nelson Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox × atrocaulis W.H.Baxter Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox auriculata Sessé & Moc. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox austromontana Coville Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 2
Phlox azurea Glad. L. Sm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox bernardina Munz & I.M.Johnst. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox bifida L.C. Beck Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 2
Phlox bimaculata Sweet Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox brevifolia Baum. ex Hoffmanns. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox brevistylis A.Nelson Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox × bridgesii Marnock Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox brittonii Small Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox × broughtonii Marnock Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox × brownii Salm-Dyck Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox bryoides Nutt. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox buckleyi Wherry Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox caesia Eastw. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox caespitosa Nutt. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Phlox caldriana Court. ex Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox canadensis Sweet Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox candida Pers. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox canescens Torr. & A. Gray Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox carnea Sims Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox carolina L. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox caroliniana Hill Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox caryophylla Wherry Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox cernua E.E.Nelson Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox ciliata H.R.Wehrh. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox clarkioides Poit. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox cluteana A. Nelson Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox clutena A.Nelson Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox × coldryana Paxton Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox colubrina Wherry & Constance Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox condensata (A. Gray) E.E. Nelson Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox cordata Elliott Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox corymbosa Sweet Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox costata Rydb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox covillei E.E. Nelson Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox crassifolia Lodd. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox cruenta Curtis ex Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox × cultorum Thorsrud & Reisaeter Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox cuspidata Scheele Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox cyanea Eastw. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox dasyphylla Brand Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox decussata G.F.Lyon ex Pursh Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox dejecta A.Nelson & P.B.Kenn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox detonsa Small Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox diapensioides Rydb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox diffusa Benth. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Phlox dispersa Sharsm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox disticha Sabine ex Sweet Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox divaricata L. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox divergens Wender. ex Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox divergens Wender. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox dolichantha A. Gray Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox douglasii Hook. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Phlox drummondii Hook. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 3
Phlox elata Penny ex G.Don Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox erianthema Wender. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox excelsa Penny ex G.Don Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox floridana Benth. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox frondosa Bailly Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox fruticosa Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox gilioides A.Nelson Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox glaberrima L. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Phlox glabrata Brand Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox glabriflora Whiteh. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox gladiformis (M.E. Jones) E.E. Nelson Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox glomerata Nutt. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox glutinosa Buckley Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox goldsmithii Whitehouse Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox gooddingii A.Nelson & P.B.Kenn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox grahamii Wherry Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox grayi Wooton & Standl. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox griseola Wherry Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox hendersonii (E.E. Nelson) Cronquist Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox × henryae Wherry Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox hentzii Nutt. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox heterophylla P.Beauv. ex Brand Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox heynholdii auct. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox hirsuta E.E. Nelson Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox hoodii Richardson Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Phlox × hortorum Bergmans Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox × hybrida Raf. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox idahonis Wherry Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox imminens H.St.John Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox × ingramiana Loudon Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox intermedia Lodd. ex Sweet Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox jonesii Wherry Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox kelseyi Britton Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 3
Phlox × laeta Penny ex G.Don Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox lanata Piper Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox laphamii Clute Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox × leopoldiana Paxton Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox lighthipei Small Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox linearifolia (Hook.) A. Gray Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox listoniana Sweet ex J.Forbes Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox littoralis (Cory) Whitehouse Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox longiflora Sweet Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox longifolia Nutt. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 5
Phlox longipilosa Waterf. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox longituba A.Heller Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox lutescens (S.L. Welsh) S.L. Welsh Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox macrantha Buckley Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox × macrophylla Court. ex Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox maculata L. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 3
Phlox mcallisteri Whitehouse Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox melampyrifolia Salisb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox mesoleuca Greene Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox mexicana Wherry Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox missourica Salm-Dyck Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox mollis Wherry Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox montana Raf. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox multiflora A. Nelson Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Phlox muscoides Nutt. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox nana Nutt. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Phlox nelsonii G.Nicholson Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox nelsonii Brand Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox nivalis Lodd. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox nuttalliana G.Don Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox nuttallii Court. ex Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox obovata Muhl. ex Roem. & Schult. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox odorata Sweet Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox oklahomensis Wherry Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox × oliverorum Locklear Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox × omniflora W.H.Baxter Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox opalensis Dorn Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox ovata L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Phlox paniculata L. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox pattersonii Prather Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox patula A.Nelson Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox peckii Wherry Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox penduliflora Sweet Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox philadelphica Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox pilosa L. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Phlox pinifolia Brand Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox piperi E.E.Nelson Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox procumbens A.Gray Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox × procumbens Lehm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox procumbens Sessé & Moc. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox procumbens Lehm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox prostrata Aiton ex Sweet Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox puberula A.Nelson Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox × pulchella W.H.Baxter Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox pulcherrima (Lundell) Lundell Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox pulchra (Wherry) Wherry Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox pulvinata (Wherry) Cronquist Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox pungens Dorn Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox pyramidalis Sm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox reflexa Sweet Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox reptans Michx. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox reticulata Pav. ex Brand Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox reticulata Sessé & Moc. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox revoluta Aikin ex A.Gray Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox richardsonii Hook. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox roemeriana Scheele Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox rosea J.Forbes Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox rugelii Brand Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox sabinii Douglas Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox scabra Sweet Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox sevorsa A.Nelson Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox × shepherdii Penny ex Sweet Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox sibirica L. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 2
Phlox sickmannii Lehm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox siebmanni Benth. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox speciosa Pursh Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 2
Phlox spinosilla Sessé & Moc. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox stansburyi (Torr.) A. Heller Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox × stellaria auct. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox stolonifera Sims Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox suaveolens Aiton Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox subulata L. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Phlox suffruticosa Vent. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox suffruticosa Willd. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox suksdorfii (Brand) H. St. John Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox superba Brand Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox tardiflora Penny ex Loudon Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox tenuifolia E.E. Nelson Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox tenuis (A. Gray) E.E. Nelson Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox texensis (Lundell) Lundell Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox thomsonii Court. ex Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox tigrina Wender. ex Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox tigrina Wender. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox triovulata Thurb. ex Torr. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox tumulosa Wherry Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox undulata Aiton Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox uniflora Raf. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox vermejoensis B.S. Legler Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox × verna J.Forbes Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox vernalis Salisb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox × vernoniana W.H.Baxter Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox villosissima Small Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox violacea Sessé & Moc. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox virginica Lodd. ex Sweet Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox virida E.E.Nelson Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox viridis E.E. Nelson Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox viscida E.E. Nelson Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox visenda A.Nelson Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox walteri (A. Gray) Chapm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Phlox × wheeleriana Sweet Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox wherryi Heath Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox whitedii E.Nelson Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox × whittakeri Locklear Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox wilcoxiana Bogusch Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Phlox woodhousei (A. Gray) E.E. Nelson Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18

Statistics

The Plant List includes 252 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Phlox. Of these 85 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 93 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Phlox. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.

Species names

The status of the 252 species names for the genus Phlox recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 85 33.7%
Synonym 25 9.9%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 142 56.3%

All names

The status of the 345 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Phlox recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 118 34.2%
Synonym 83 24.1%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 144 41.7%

The confidence with which the status of the 252 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Phlox, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 85 24 0 0 109 43.3%
Low confidence 0 1 0 142 143 56.7%

The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the genus Phlox is as follows:

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 82 20 0 2 0 104 41.3%
WCSP (in review) 3 5 0 140 0 148 58.7%