Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Learn more about Dwarf Milkwort from the Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
The root has a sweet licorice flavor. Read more on Jim Fowler's blog.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fabales
Dwarf Milkwort, Candyroot
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Inflorescence a dense pom-pom-like raceme, terminating leafy branches, per Weakley's Flora (2012).
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Leaves typically in a basal rosette, spatulate; stem leaves smaller & few, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.