tweeting as @wildBluePhlox find us on Facebook
Search > Results > Detail

Wild Sweet William (Phlox maculata)

Image ID: bf009

Tap/mouseover and drag to zoom/pan.

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: Butler-Freeport Trail
Date:  7/1/2004
Notes: Stem is spotted. Leaves stalkless.
All photos of this species
Register/Sign-in to start a Favorites List
More photos of this flower

Wild Sweet William may be easily confused with:
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.

The Herbalist