Moss phlox is not native to Connecticut, though it occasionally grows as a garden escape.
- Family: phlox (Polemoniaceae)
- Habitat: old home sites, disturbed habitats
- Height: 3 to 5 inches
- Flower size: 1/2 inch wide
- Flower color: pink or occasionally white
- Flowering time: April to May
- Origin: mid-Atlantic region of the U.S.
Photographed in Chester County, Pennsylvania in early May.