Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3748

Forb
Annual

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in longleaf pine flatwoods and savannas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5 sepals (three small, two larger petaloid "wings")
3 petals united into a tube
Flowers in a raceme

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Polygala boykinii var. boykinii   FAMILY Polygalaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Polygala boykinii var. boykinii   FAMILY Polygalaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Boykin's Milkwort