Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Learn more about Pink Milkwort from the Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fabales
Pink Milkwort, Procession Flower
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Terry Holdsclaw tdh_p_incarnata_0748
May Lincoln County NC
The corolla is twice as long as the longest sepal, unique among the genus, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.
Terry Holdsclaw tdh_p_incarnata_0036b
June Catawba County NC
Corolla nearly 3x longer than wings; borne in a slender compact raceme, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.
Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_polygala_incarnata
Common to all milkworts are a 3-petalled corolla tube & 2 "wings" (sepals), per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.