Phlox stolonifera

ClassificationDicots
FamilyPolemoniaceae
Family (Traditional)Polemoniaceae
GenusPhlox
SpeciesPhlox stolonifera Sims
Common Namecreeping phlox
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite; Simple/Compound: Simple;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 2.7
C value 3
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S3?] (State Rank); G4G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Carter (KY), Jackson (KY), Lee (KY), Rowan (KY), Blount (TN), Cannon (TN), Carter (TN), Cocke (TN), Franklin (TN), Hamilton (TN), Johnson (TN), Knox (TN), Lawrence (TN), McMinn (TN), Polk (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sevier (TN), Unicoi (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, MTSU, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1934 - 2013

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100573425 Lee Kentucky 19 Apr 1988 Julian Campbell
EKY
Phlox stolonifera
31234100573458 Jackson Kentucky 11 May 1968 Lynn Garrison
EKY
Phlox stolonifera
TENN-V-0180706 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Phlox stolonifera
TENN-V-0180707 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Phlox stolonifera
TENN-V-0180705 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Phlox stolonifera
TENN-V-0180714 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Phlox stolonifera
TENN-V-0180708 Blount Tennessee 22 Apr 1934 A. J. Sharp & L. R. Hesler
491
TENN
Phlox stolonifera
TENN-V-0180713 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Phlox stolonifera
TENN-V-0180716 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Phlox stolonifera
TENN-V-0241191 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Phlox stolonifera
UCHT024392 Sevier Tennessee
UCHT
Phlox stolonifera
APSC0080217 Carter Kentucky
APSC
Phlox stolonifera
APSC0062710 Lee Kentucky 17 May 1984 Max Medley
APSC
Phlox stolonifera
APSC0062717 Rowan Kentucky 31 May 1980 Max Medley
APSC
Phlox stolonifera
HTTU012206 Franklin Tennessee
HTTU
Phlox stolonifera
31234100573441 Jackson Kentucky 02 May 1980 Tim Towles
48
EKY
Phlox stolonifera
31234100573433 Jackson Kentucky 02 May 1980 Tim Towles
46
EKY
Phlox stolonifera
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 15 Apr 2009 Tim McDowell
ETSU
Phlox stolonifera
TENN-V-0180712 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Phlox stolonifera
TENN-V-0180718 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Phlox stolonifera
TENN-V-0180719 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Phlox stolonifera
TENN-V-0180715 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Phlox stolonifera
TENN-V-0180710 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Phlox stolonifera
TENN-V-0181589 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Phlox stolonifera
TENN-V-0180717 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Phlox stolonifera
UCHT024396 Tennessee
UCHT
Phlox stolonifera
UCHT024394 McMinn Tennessee
UCHT
Phlox stolonifera
MTSU017225 Rutherford Tennessee 18 Apr 2008 Emily Burke
29
MTSU
Phlox stolonifera
MTSU017136 Polk Tennessee 26 Mar 1983 Leslie Wilson
53
MTSU
Phlox stolonifera
MTSU017135 Cannon Tennessee 13 Apr 2000 Marta Bowles
10
MTSU
Phlox stolonifera
TENN-V-0180711 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Phlox stolonifera
TENN-V-0180709 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Phlox stolonifera
31234100573482 Polk Tennessee 18 Apr 1980 T. Filipczak
34
EKY
Phlox stolonifera
MTSU017150 Rutherford Tennessee 01 Apr 2013 Adrian Baugh
1
MTSU
Phlox stolonifera
MTSU017137 Knox Tennessee 02 Apr 1987 Mark Vaughan
29
MTSU
Phlox stolonifera
UCHT034154 Tennessee
UCHT
Phlox stolonifera
UCHT034153 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Phlox stolonifera
UCHT036594 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Phlox stolonifera
N/A Carter Tennessee 24 Mar 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Phlox stolonifera
UCHT034152 Tennessee
UCHT
Phlox stolonifera
MTSU017149 Cannon Tennessee 04 Apr 2012
MTSU
Phlox stolonifera
MTSU017153 Lawrence Tennessee 21 Apr 2007 Jill Price
41
MTSU
Phlox stolonifera
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