Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition

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POLYGALACEAE

Asemeia grandiflora (Walter) Small. Showy Milkwort. Phen: (Dec-) May-Jul. Hab: Longleaf pine sandhills, dry sandy soils of roadsides and fields. Dist: S. NC south to s. FL, west to s. MS; West Indies, Mexico to Central America.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = FNA10, K3, Abbott (2011), Pastore & Abbott (2012); = Polygala grandiflora – Bah, RAB; > Asemeia cumulicola – S; > Asemeia grandiflora var. angustifolia – S; > Asemeia grandiflora var. grandiflora – S; > Asemeia leiodes – S; > Asemeia miamiensis – S; < Asemeia violacea – Fl3, K4; > Polygala grandiflora var. grandiflora – K1; < Polygala violacea – WH3, WI, Bernardi (2000)

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