Phlox subulata<ref>Template:GRIN</ref> (creeping phlox, moss phlox,<ref name=BSBI07>Template:Cite web</ref> moss pink, or mountain phlox) is a species of flowering plant in the family Polemoniaceae, native to eastern and central USA, and widely cultivated. Growing to Template:Convert high and covering a Template:Convert wide area, it is an evergreen perennial forming mats or cushions of hairy, linear leaves. The small, five-petaled flowers bloom in rose, mauve, blue, white, or pink in late spring to early summer.<ref name=RHSAZ>Template:Cite book</ref>
The odor given off by the plants is mistaken for that of marijuana.<ref>Template:Cite news</ref>
Cultivation<ref>Phlox subulata at NC State University</ref><ref>Phloxsubulata at Ohio State University</ref>
- Requires full sun and well-drained soil.
- Hardiness zones: USDA zone 3 to 9
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- Bay Books. P. 2005. The A-Z of Garden Flowers.