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Senega brevifolia (Nuttall) J.F.B. Pastore & J.R. Abbott. Subgenus: Senega. Section: Cruciatae. Shortleaf Milkwort, Little-leaf Milkwort. Phen: Jun-Oct. Hab: Pine savannas, pocosin margins, pocosin interiors after fire. Dist: NY (presumably Long Island) and NJ south to Panhandle FL, west to s. MS.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Synonymy: = Pastore et al (2023); = n/a – Tat; = Polygala brevifolia Nutt. – C, F, Fl3, FNA10, G, GW2, K1, K3, K4, NY, RAB, S, S13, WH3

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW (name change)
  • Northcentral & Northeast: OBL (name change)

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