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What is a Phlox?

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Accounts of Species and Cultivars

     Aniśko, T. 2008. When Perennials Bloom: An Almanac for Planning and Planting. Timber Press, Portland, OR.

     Armitage, A. M. 2006. Armitage’s Native Plants for North American Gardens. Timber Press, Portland, OR.

     Barr, C. A. 1983. Jewels of the Plains: Wildflowers of the Great Plains Grasslands and Hills. University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis.

     Bendtsen, B. H. 2003. Phlox - Bogen om Phloks til Haven. Forlaget Geranium, Viborg, Denmark.

     Bloom, A. 1991. Alan Bloom’s Hardy Perennials: New Plants Raised and Introduced by a Lifelong Plantsman. B. T. Batsford, Ltd., London.

     Ferguson, C. J., F. Kramer, and R. K. Jansen. 1999. Relationships of Eastern North American Phlox (Polemoniaceae) based on ITS Sequence Data. Syst. Bot. 24 (4): 616-631.

     Foster, H. L., and L. L. Foster. 1990. Cuttings from a Rock Garden. Atlantic Monthly Press, New York.

     Fuchs, H. 1994. Phlox: Stauden- und Polsterphlox. Ulmer, Stuttgart, Germany.

     Harmon, P. J., D. Ford-Werntz, and W. Grafton, eds. 2006. Checklist and atlas of the vascular flora of West Virginia. West Virginia Division of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Section, Elkins, WV.

     Humphrey, D .W. 1996. The Virginia shale barrens in Rock Garden Plants of North America: An Anthology from the Bulletin of the North American Rock Garden Society, J. McGary, ed.

     Levin, D. A. 1963. Natural hybridization between Phlox maculata and Phlox glaberrima and its evolutionary significance. Amer. J. Bot. 50: 714-720.

     Levin, D. A. 1966. The Phlox pilosa complex: crossing and chromosome relationships. Brittonia 18: 142-162.

     Levin, D. A. , and D. M. Smith. 1966. Hybridization and evolution in the Phlox pilosa complex. Am. Natur. 100:  289-302.

     Locklear, J. 2011. Phlox: A Natural History and Gardener's Guide. Timber Press, Portland, OR.

     Meyer, J. R. 1944. Chromosome studies of Phlox. Genetics 29: 199-216.

     Nicholls, G. 2002. Alpine Plants of North America. Timber Press, Portland, OR.

     Rice, G., Ed. 2006. American Horticultural Society Encyclopedia of Perennials. Dorling Kindersley, London.

     Wherry, E. T. 1955. The Genus Phlox. Morris Arboretum, Phila, PA.


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