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Drummond's phlox

Drummond's Phlox
Phlox drummondii

Drummond's phlox (pronounced flocks) grow in fields and along roadsides in east, south and central Texas. They are red, pink, blue, purple, and white. In 1834, Thomas Drummond gathered their seeds near Gonzalez and took them back to England for garden planting.

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