Phlox subulata
Phlox Phlox, n. [L., a kind of flower, fr. Gr. ? flame, fr. ? to burn.] (Bot.) A genus of American herbs, having showy red, white, or purple flowers. [1913 Webster]

{Phlox worm} (Zo["o]l.), the larva of an American moth ({Heliothis phloxiphaga}). It is destructive to phloxes.

{Phlox subulata}, the moss pink. See under {Moss}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Phlox subulata — Moss Phlox Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked): Angi …   Wikipedia

  • Phlox subulata — Polster Phlox Polster Phlox (Phlox subulata) Systematik Klasse: Dreifurchenpollen Zweikeimblättrige (Rosopsida) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Phlox subulata — ylalapis flioksas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Palemoninių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Phlox subulata), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Phlox subulata angl. ground pink; moss phlox; moss pink; moss pink; mountain phlox;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Phlox subulata — Moss Moss (m[o^]s; 115), n. [OE. mos; akin to AS. me[ o]s, D. mos, G. moos, OHG. mos, mios, Icel. mosi, Dan. mos, Sw. mossa, Russ. mokh , L. muscus. Cf. {Muscoid}.] 1. (Bot.) A cryptogamous plant of a cellular structure, with distinct stem and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Phlox subulata — ID 62911 Symbol Key PHSU3 Common Name moss phlox Family Polemoniaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CT, DE, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MS, NC, NH, NJ,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Phlox subulata — noun low tufted perennial phlox with needlelike evergreen leaves and pink or white flowers; native to United States and widely cultivated as a ground cover • Syn: ↑moss pink, ↑mountain phlox, ↑moss phlox, ↑dwarf phlox • Hypernyms: ↑phlox …   Useful english dictionary

  • Phlox subulata ssp. subulata — ID 62918 Symbol Key PHSUS2 Common Name moss phlox Family Polemoniaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AR, CT, DE, GA, IA, IL, IN, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Phlox subulata ssp. australis — ID 62912 Symbol Key PHSUA2 Common Name moss phlox Family Polemoniaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, KY, NC, TN, VA Growth Habit Subshrub, Shrub, Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Phlox subulata ssp. brittonii — ID 62915 Symbol Key PHSUB2 Common Name Britton s phlox Family Polemoniaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution MD, OH, PA, VA, WV Growth Habit Subshrub, Shrub, Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Phlox subulata L. ssp. subulata — Symbol PHSUS2 Common Name moss phlox Botanical Family Polemoniaceae …   Scientific plant list

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”