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Natural history of the phlox family

Verne Grant

Natural history of the phlox family

by Verne Grant

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Published in The Hague, M. Nijhoff, 1959 .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Polemoniaceae

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: v. 1, p. [262-273]

    SeriesInternational scholars forum -- a series of books by American scholars: Sciences 1, International scholars forum -- a series of books by American scholars, 1.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. 1. illus., map, plate. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26562688M

    Phlox paniculata. Common names: Garden phlox, summer phlox, tall phlox, border phlox. History and origin: Phlox are native to many parts of the eastern and central United States. They were exported to Europe in the early 18th century, and many of the early cultivars originated in England and Germany. Family - Phlox Family - Polemoniaceae. Species. Alpine Collomia Collomia debilis. Alpine Collomia Collomia debilis var. camporum Species of Concern. Alpine Collomia Collomia debilis var. debilis. Alyssum-leaf Phlox Phlox alyssifolia. Other Names: Phlox variabilis. Annual Polemonium.

    Evolution of floral traits and impact of reproductive mode on diversification in the phlox family (Polemoniaceae) Author links open overlay panel Jacob B. Landis a b c Charles D. Bell d Margarita Hernandez b 1 Rosana Zenil-Ferguson e Elizabeth W. McCarthy Cited by: 7. all about phlox Garden phlox (Phlox paniculata) is a hardy, long-lived perennial with a romantic charm. From midsummer to early fall, the sturdy, upright plants are topped with large clusters of fragrant flowers that come in a fantastic range of colors including white, pink, fuchsia, red, lavender, purple and orange as well as dozens of eye.

    Phlox helps provide erosion control and contributes to the natural and unique beauty of the shrub-steppe. Butterflies and moths depend on phlox for its nectar. Only a long-tongued insect can reach the nectar concealed at the base of the plant's floral tube. Microsteris is a monotypic genus of flowering plants in the phlox family containing the single species Microsteris gracilis, known by the common name slender phlox.. The segregation of this species into a genus of its own is controversial, and many botanists continue to include the plant in genus Phlox. Genetic analysis is : Polemoniaceae.


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Natural History of the Phlox Family Systematic Botany. Authors (view affiliations) Verne Grant; Book. 40 Citations; About this book. Keywords.

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This landmark of horticultural literature will be the definitive reference for years to come for Phlox enthusiasts, native plant aficionados, rock gardeners, and those with an interest in the natural history of North American flora/5(7).

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Natural history of the phlox family. The Hague, M. Nijhoff, About this book. The genus Phlox is one of the most important in horticulture. This book will be the definitive reference for years to come. It includes invaluable information about each plant's range and habitat.

Phloxes are suitable for garden use in every part of the temperate world. No other group of plants in North America can equal Phlox for its preeminence in the wild and in the garden. Its sixty-one species appear in (and sometimes define) plant communities up and down the continent.

And no American genus has enjoyed a richer history in the worldÕs gardens. "I found much of the medical material new. A Natural History of Families is recommended to anyone interested in evolutionary medicine, wanting a better understanding of pregnancy, or after a genetic perspective on family conflicts."Danny Yee, Danny Reviews "All will welcome [this book] as an interesting, well-researched, extraordinarily well-written, and occasionally humorous work in Cited by: Polemoniaceae.

Plants of the Phlox Family Members of the Phlox family are usually small plants with narrow, alternate or opposite leaves. They are adapted to arid environments, especially in the western states.

A few species take the form of shrubs or trees in other parts of the world. Natural History of the Phlox Family. por Verne Grant. International Scholars Forum ¡Gracias por compartir. Has enviado la siguiente calificación y reseña. Lo publicaremos en nuestro sitio después de haberla : Springer Netherlands.

The Hardcover of the Phlox: A Natural History and Gardener's Guide by James H. Locklear at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Founded by Aimée, a Northern Irish bookseller who opened the doors to Phlox Books in Phlox was originally located in Belfast in the early ‘80s and owned by her parents.

Whilst the original shop no longer exists, the independent spirit lives on as she seeks out diverse, beautiful and unique new books (often accompanied by the bookshop. No other group of plants in North America can equal Phlox for its preeminence in the wild and in the garden.

Its sixty-one species appear in (and sometimes define) plant communities up and down the continent. And no American genus has enjoyed a richer history in the world’s gardens.

Phlox are one of those bounteous summer flowers any large sunny flowerbed or border shouldn't be without. There are several different kinds of phlox.

Garden and meadow phlox produce large panicles of fragrant flowers in a wide assortment of colors. They also add height, heft, and charm to a border. Low-growing wild Sweet William, moss pinks, and creeping phlox are effective as ground covers.

With over 70 species, Phlox is the largest genus in Polemoniaceae. It is almost entirely native to North America, although one species, P.

sibirica, also occurs in Asia. The genus is taxonomically complex. Some of this complexity, especially in the mat-forming species of western North America may be the result of recurrent polyploidy in the genus. Phlox, (genus Phlox), any of about 65 species of plants belonging to the family Polemoniaceae, admired both in gardens and in the wilds for their clustered heads of flowers.

All species but one from northeastern Asia are native to North America. Phlox is herbaceous, usually with oval or linear.

Wherry's systematic monograph of the genus is 55 years old. James Locklear's new book, Phlox: A Natural History and Gardener's Guide, gives a wealth of information on the ecology and habitats of the wild species, along with botanical descriptions and colorful.

This landmark of horticultural literature will be the definitive reference for years to come for Phlox enthusiasts, native plant aficionados, rock gardeners, and those with an interest in the natural history of North American flora.

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Natural History Woodhouse's Phlox is a member of the Phlox Family. It grows to 6 inches in height and has thin, shiny, stiff, dark green leaves to 2 inches in length. The plant typically grows in coniferous forests at elevations between feet.Natural History Desert Phlox is a member of the Phlox Family.

The plant grows to a height of 3 feet and has dark green, slender leaves to 2 inches in length. The Desert Phlox can typically be found along washes and on rock slopes at elevations between and feet.“Packed with history [and] growing information to help you select the right phlox species for the conditions you can offer.” —Omaha World-Herald “A fascinating account of the botanical and horticultural history of phlox.” —Book News “A splendid new book for naturalists.” —Transatlantic Gardener.