Polygala cruciata L. var. aquilonia Fern. & Schubert

Locations ofPolygala cruciata L. var. aquilonia Fern. & Schubert in Virginia

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Family
Polygalaceae
Botanical Name
Polygala cruciata L. var. aquilonia Fern. & Schubert
Common Name
Northern Cross-leaved Milkwort
Synonym(s)
Flora of Virginia Name/Status
Varieties not treated in the Flora of Virginia
Comments
Most Virginia herbarium specimens have not been determined as to variety, consequently, its distribution is not well understood at present except to say that montane occurrences appear to all be var. aquilonia. The distribution is based almost exclusively on annotations made by Bruce Sorrie (NCU) in July, 2016.
Habitat
Fens in the mountains; open, sphagnous wetlands and wet sands elsewhere. Habitats similar to the nominate variety.
Native Status
Native

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