Regularity: Regularly occurring
National NatureServe Conservation Status
Rounded National Status Rank: N4 - Apparently Secure
One subspecies of this plant, ssp. texensis, the Texas trailing phlox or Texan phlox, is a rare plant federally listed as an endangered species of the United States. It is endemic to Texas, where there are fewer than 20 populations in three counties. At one time it was thought to be extinct. It was rediscovered in 1972.
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