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Polygala (Milkwort) is a genus of shrub in the family Polygalaceae. They are native to The Contiguous United States, Puerto Rico, Pacific Basin excluding Hawaii, Canada, and U.S. Virgin Islands. They have samara. Flowers are visited by Augochloropsis, Grizzled skipper, sweat bees, and Melitaea celadussa. Individuals can grow to 0.069 m.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PO_0030099
  • Definition: a fruit which develops from a carpel and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp, dry mesocarp, and dry endocarp that are elongated into a wing-like structure.
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EOL has data for 13 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Milkwort. View this species on GBIF