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Polygala hookeri

Polygala hookeri Torr. & A. Gray

Hooker's Milkwort

Polygalaceae (Milkwort Family)


USDA Symbol: POHO3

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 , Yellow , Green , Violet
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul


USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , SC , TX

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FACW
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2018-08-15
Research By: CBR

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