Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Polygala brevifolia Nuttall. 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

Syn: = C, F, Fl3, G, GW2, K1, K3, K4, NY, RAB, S, WH3

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image of plant© Jeffrey S. Pippen
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