Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Polygala incarnata Linnaeus. Pink Milkwort, Procession-flower. Phen: Late Apr-Nov. Hab: Pine savannas, woodlands, glades, upland dry prairies, fields. Dist: NY (Long Island) and se. PA (Rhoads & Block 2007) west to MI, WI, and IA, south to s. FL and TX; Mexico; Central America.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, C, F, Fl3, G, GrPl, GW2, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo3, NcTx, NY, Pa, RAB, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WH3; = Galypola incarnata – S

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