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Polygala appendiculata (Swamp milkwort)
Smith, R.W.

Polygala appendiculata

Polygala appendiculata Vell.

Swamp Milkwort

Polygalaceae (Milkwort Family)

Synonym(s): Polygala leptocaulis, Polygala tenella

USDA Symbol: POAP7

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Linear
Size Notes: To about 20 inches in height.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: FL , LA , MS , TX

Growing Conditions

Soil Moisture: Moist , Wet

Additional resources

USDA: Find Polygala appendiculata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Polygala appendiculata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Polygala appendiculata

Metadata

Record Modified: 2019-03-19
Research By: JAM

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