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Polygala verticillata (Whorled milkwort)
Smith, R.W.

Polygala verticillata

Polygala verticillata L.

Whorled Milkwort

Polygalaceae (Milkwort Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: POVE

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Green , Brown

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , MT , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , TX , UT , VA , VT , WI , WV , WY
Canada: MB , ON
Native Habitat: Savanna,Prairie/Meadow/Field

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Sand

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: UPL FACU UPL FACU UPL UPL UPL
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 verticillata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Polygala verticillata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Polygala verticillata

Metadata

Record Modified: 2015-05-15
Research By: TWC Staff

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