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Polygala cornuta var. fishiae

Polygala cornuta Kellogg var. fishiae (Parry) Jeps.

Fish's Milkwort, Sierra Milkwort

Polygalaceae (Milkwort family)

Synonym(s): Polygala cornuta ssp. fishiae, Polygala cornuta ssp. pollardii, Polygala cornuta var. pollardii, Polygala fishiae


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub , Shrub
Size Notes: Up to about 6 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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


Native Habitat: Chaparral, oak woodlands.

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


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

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