Data about <i>Polygala acanthoclada</i>


Data about <i>Polygala acanthoclada</i>
native range includes
Additional detail Lower 48 United States of America USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
  • geographic distribution
    A description of the geographic distribution, or range, of the taxon. Includes descriptions of global, regional, or political aspects of range and whether the taxon is native or introduced in portions of the range and endemicity.
geographic distribution
Additional detail North America - United States Missouri Botanical Garden  
Additional detail North America - United States - California Missouri Botanical Garden  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Polygala acanthoclada</i>
  • plant growth habit
    The general growth form of a plant - its size and branching - also its woodiness. Some plants have different growth habits depending on environment or location, so a plant can have more than one value.
plant growth habit
Additional detail shrub
  • shrub
    Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental conditions.
Additional detail subshrub
  • subshrub
    Low-growing shrub usually under 0.5 m (1.5 feet) tall, never exceeding 1 meter (3 feet) tall at maturity.


Data about <i>Polygala acanthoclada</i>
Additional detail desert
  • desert
    A region rendered barren or partially barren by environmental extremes, especially by low rainfall.
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail scrubland
  • scrubland
    Area covered with low-growing or stunted perennial vegetation and usually not mixed with trees.
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail woodland Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail non-marine IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  

Life History and Behavior

Data about <i>Polygala acanthoclada</i>
life cycle habit
Additional detail perennial
  • perennial
    Of plant duration, a plant whose life span extends over more than two growing seasons, c.f. annual, biennial, ephemeral, of flowering with respect to architecture, hapaxanthic, monocarpic, pleonanthic


Data about <i>Polygala acanthoclada</i>
extinction status
Additional detail extant IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  


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