DescriptionAlso known as Fall Phlox.This erect, leafy plant displays a large cluster of white to pink or lavender flowers atop a stout, smooth, branched or unbranched stem.It is a native perennial herb; clump-forming, with a height of 2-6 ft.Leaves are opposite and/or alternate, narrowly oval to oblong, prominently pinnately veined, 3-7 in long, 0.5-1 in.Flowers are fragrant 5-parted trumpet, reddish-purple to white, 0.5-1 in wide, to 1 in long; 5 petals with tips not lobed, tube narrow, elongated, often hairy; in loose, rounded to pyramidal, branched, terminal cluster 4-8 in.Fruits are round smooth capsule.This wildflower flowers from July to October.It is native to eastern North America; escaped from gardens and naturalized westward; now found from Quebec and Newfoundland, south to Georgia, west to Louisiana and Oklahoma, north to Nebraska, Minnesota and Ontario; also reported in Utah and Washington.Its range is open to partly shaded, moist places with rich soil: low woods, thickets, meadows, stream banks, roadsides.Photographed in Olive, New York, USA
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