Polygala verticillata L.

Locations ofPolygala verticillata L. in Virginia

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Family
Polygalaceae
Botanical Name
Polygala verticillata L.
Common Name
Whorled Milkwort
Synonym(s)
Flora of Virginia Name/Status
Polygala verticillata L.
Comments
A polymorphic species to which P. ambigua Nutt., treated separately, may belong. In addition, var. isocycla Fern. is sometime recognized. The recognition of varieties in the Virginia flora has not been evaluated. The current map is a composite of records of all these taxa.
Habitat
Dry open forests, woodlands, woodland borders, clearings, and fields. Frequent in the mountains and Piedmont and infrequent in the Coastal Plain.
Native Status
Native

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