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Polygala cornuta var. cornuta

Polygala cornuta Kellogg var. cornuta

Sierra Milkwort

Polygalaceae (Milkwort family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub , Shrub
Size Notes: Up to about 40 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


Native Habitat: Moist to dry, open areas in chaparral, woodland, conifer forest, occasionally on serpentine

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 36 - Jepson eFlora (2019) The Jepson Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-12-21
Research By: CBR

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