Wild blue phlox
Leaves are long and thin, up to 2” long.
Flowers are 1” in diameter with five flat petals fused together at their base. Base of flower is tube-shaped. Petals are bluish-violet, lavender, pinkish, or white. Flowers are produced in showy clusters at the tip of a stem. Blooms in spring, in late April and early May
Plants spread asexually through underground roots.