Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Polygala cymosa Walter. Tall Pinebarren Milkwort. Phen: Apr-Aug. Hab: Pond-cypress savannas, Coastal Plain depression ponds, clay-based Carolina bays, other sites with seasonally flooded hydrology. Dist: E. NC south to s. FL, west to s. MS; disjunct in s. DE.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = C, F, Fl3, G, GW2, K1, K3, K4, RAB, WH3, Smith & Ward (1976); = Pilostaxis cymosa – S

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image of plant© Alan Cressler: Polygala cymosa, St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge, Wakulla County, Florida 2 by Alan Cressler source
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