Phlox worm
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]


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  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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}) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Heliothis phloxiphaga — 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}) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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