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Polygala californica (California milkwort)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Polygala californica

Polygala californica Nutt.

California Milkwort

Polygalaceae (Milkwort Family)


USDA Symbol: POCA5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow



From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Santa Barbara, CA

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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