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Wild Sweet William (Phlox maculata)

Image ID: 2015/mtr190

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Family: Polemoniaceae (Phlox)
Height: 1.5 to 3 ft.
Blooms: May to September
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size:  0.7 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Elongate clusters, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Location: Montour Trail
Date:  8/1/2015
Notes: Stem is spotted. Leaves stalkless.
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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