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Polygala boykinii (Boykin's milkwort)
Cressler, Alan

Polygala boykinii

Polygala boykinii Nutt.

Boykin's Milkwort

Polygalaceae (Milkwort Family)


USDA Symbol: POBO4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: To about 2 feet in height.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS , TN

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


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

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