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Polygala watsonii

Polygala watsonii Chod.

Watson's Milkwort

Polygalaceae (Milkwort family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: POWA2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

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

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: White, often with purple veins.

Distribution

USA: TX
Native Habitat: Limestone ledges and slopes, montane chaparral.

Web Reference

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

Research Literature

Reslit 3113 - Notes on the genus Polygala in the United States and Mexico (1979) Tom Wendt

This information was provided by the Florida WIldflower Foundation.
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Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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