Plant ID forum: Mystery flower

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tigressmep
May 17, 2018 9:08 AM CST
Hi, Can you help me identify this plant. I believe it's a weed, but the flowers are amazing:


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Name: Jai or Jack
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Jai_Ganesha
May 17, 2018 9:56 AM CST
It looks like a tobacco plant.
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Name: Tofi
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tofitropic
May 17, 2018 7:12 PM CST
phlox divaricata I think... the leaves are opposite
Name: Kyle
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quercusnut
May 17, 2018 7:23 PM CST
I think it may be Phlox stolonifera. Rounded leaves typical. Divaricata has pointed leaves. At least mine do.
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tofitropic
May 17, 2018 11:02 PM CST
never seen P. stolonifera in flesh, but seeing on web, I think that is great match
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May 17, 2018 11:33 PM CST

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Andover, CT
tigressmep
May 18, 2018 2:37 PM CST
Thanks everyone for your help!
Name: Jai or Jack
WV (Zone 6b)
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Jai_Ganesha
May 18, 2018 2:39 PM CST
Don't thank me, I was wrong!
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