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Polygala intermontana

Polygala intermontana T. Wendt

Great Basin Milkwort, Intermountain Milkwort

Polygalaceae (Milkwort family)

Synonym(s): Polygala acanthoclada var. intricata

USDA Symbol: POIN12

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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


USA: AZ , CA , NV , UT
Native Habitat: Pinyon-juniper woodlands.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 36 - Jepson eFlora (2019) The Jepson Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley

Additional resources

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


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

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