Phlox divaricata L.
Also known as: wild blue phlox, Louisiana phlox, blue woodland phlox, sweet william, wild sweet william.
Calling them blue is a bit of a misnomer as they're more commonly a lavender to whitish color. They can be found in both woodlands and in fields providing nectar for bees and butterflies.
Since 2015 we have been exploring and sharing all the amazing things we’ve found in nature.
Emily is an Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist who is most often found out in the woods.