phlox family


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Noun1.phlox family - a widely distributed family of chiefly herbaceous plants of the order Polemoniales; often have showy flowers
asterid dicot family - family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
order Polemoniales, Polemoniales - Polemoniaceae; Solanaceae; Boraginaceae; Labiatae; Lentibulariaceae; Pedaliaceae; in some classifications includes the order Scrophulariales
genus Polemonium - type genus of the Polemoniaceae
genus Phlox - herbaceous to shrubby evergreen or deciduous annuals or perennials, diffuse (spreading) or caespitose (tufted or matted); from Alaska and western Canada to Mexico
genus Linanthus, Linanthus - a genus of herbs of the family Polemoniaceae; found in western United States
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Hoover's Woolly-star (Eriastrum hooveri) This plant, an herb in the phlox family (Polemoniaceae), was delisted on October 7.
It is in the phlox family, and grows along roadsides and in gardens.