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Polygala glochidiata

Polygala glochidiata Kunth

Tropical Milkwort

Polygalaceae (Milkwort family)


USDA Symbol: POGL6

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Sep , Oct , Nov


Native Habitat: Sandy gravelly washes, rocky grasslands and slopes.

Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


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

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