Purple Milkwort (Polygala sanguinea)
Image ID: 2010/yrt209LTap/mouseover and drag to zoom/pan.
Other common names: Field Milkwort
Family: Polygalaceae (Milkwort)
Height: 0.5 to 1.5 ft.
Blooms: June to October
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size: 0.75 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Parts indistinct
Location: Youghiogheny River Trail
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.