Host an Event Volunteer Join Tickets

Support the plant database you love!


Plant Database

Search for native plants by scientific name, common name or family. If you are not sure what you are looking for, try the Combination Search or our Recommended Species lists.

Enter a Plant Name:
Or choose a plant family:

Polygala nudata

Polygala nudata Brandegee

Smallflower Milkwort

Polygalaceae (Milkwort family)

Synonym(s): Polygala minutifolia

USDA Symbol: PONU5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

No images of this plant

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Size Notes: Up to about 16 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: Greenish white.


Native Habitat: Steep rocky slopes.

Web Reference

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

Additional resources

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


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

Go back