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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (10/20/20):
Polygala balduinii   FAMILY Polygalaceae   Go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Polygala balduinii   FAMILY Polygalaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981)
Polygala balduinii var. balduinii

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Pilostaxis baldwinii

SYNONYMOUS WITH -
Pylostachya balduinii

 

COMMON NAME:
White Milkwort, Baldwin's Milkwort


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image of Polygala balduinii, White Milkwort, Baldwin's Milkwort

Keith Bradley    kab_p_baldwinii_02251

April    Miami-Dade County    FL

Everglades National Park

Inflorescence a terminal, many-branched cyme, loosely to densely flowered, per Weakley's Flora (2015).

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (10/20/20):
Polygala balduinii   FAMILY Polygalaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Polygala balduinii   FAMILY Polygalaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981)
Polygala balduinii var. balduinii

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Pilostaxis baldwinii

SYNONYMOUS WITH -
Pylostachya balduinii

 

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4115

Forb
Annual/Biennial?

Native to Georgia

Rare

Habitat: Wet pine savannas, marl prairies, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Creamy-white to greenish-white
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5 sepals (three small, two larger petaloid "wings")
3 petals united into a tube

Inflorescence a terminal, many-branched cyme

FRUIT:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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