Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Polygala senega Linnaeus var. latifolia Torrey & A. Gray. Southern Senega Snakeroot. Phen: May-Jun. Hab: Woodlands and openings, especially over calcareous or mafic rocks. Dist: NY west to MN, south to n. GA, TN, AR, and SD.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = F, G, GrPl, Il, Pa, WV; < Polygala senega – Ar, C, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo3, NE, NY, RAB, S, Va, W

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