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Title Woodland Phlox, Phlox divaricata, Polemonlaceae
Date April 29, 1950
Description The image shows a patch of blooming woodland phlox (Phlox divaricata). The plants were found at 508 Broad Street in Salem, Virginia. The photograph was taken by Myrl Brooks on April 29, 1950.
Location Location Name: Salem (Va.)
Parkway Milepost: 121.0
Latitude: 37.2620782
Longitude: -80.1455968
Creator Individual Myrl Brooks
Tags Flora
Roanoke County (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway