OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fabales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Polygala setacea   FAMILY Polygalaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Polygala setacea   FAMILY Polygalaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Polygala setacea

 

COMMON NAME:
Coastal Plain Milkwort


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Polygala setacea   FAMILY Polygalaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Polygala setacea   FAMILY Polygalaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Polygala setacea

 

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3151

Forb
Annual

Native to Georgia

Uncommon

Habitat: pine flatwoods and bogs, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple - scale-like
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer
Creamy white
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5 sepals (three small, two larger petaloid "wings")
3 petals united into a tube

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

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