Polygaloides paucifolia (Willdenow) J.R. Abbott. Gaywings, Fringed Polygala, Flowering Wintergreen, Bird-on-the-wing. Phen: Apr-Jun; Jun-Sep. Hab: Moist to dry forests, mostly at moderate to high elevations. Dist: NB and QC west to SK, south to CT, NY, WI, and in the Appalachians south to w. NC, nw. SC, n. GA, and e. TN.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Syn: = FNA10, K4, NY, Tn, Abbott (2011); = Polygala paucifolia Willd. – C, F, G, Il, K1, K2, Mi, NE, Pa, RAB, W, WV; = Triclisperma paucifolia (Willd.) Nieuwl. – S