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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
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: To about 20 inches in height.

Bloom Information

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


USA: FL , LA , MS , TX

Growing Conditions

Soil Moisture: Moist , Wet

Web Reference

Webref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

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


Record Modified: 2023-05-01
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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