Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Polygala nana (Michaux) A.P. de Candolle. Dwarf Milkwort, Candyroot. Phen: Dec-Jun (-Oct). Hab: Longleaf pine flatwoods, other open moist areas. Dist: E. GA south to s. FL, west to e. TX, with scattered populations inland to n. SC, w. NC, nw. GA, n. AL, c. TN (Chester, Wofford, & Kral 1997), and ne. MS.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = Ar, Fl3, GW2, K1, K3, K4, RAB, Tn, Tx, WH3, Smith & Ward (1976); = Pilostaxis nana – S

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