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Fringed Polygala (Polygala paucifola)

Image ID: 2017/lh10

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Other common names: Gaywings
Family: Polygalaceae (Milkwort)
Height: 0.25 to 0.6 ft.
Blooms: May to June
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size:  0.75 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Irregular blossoms
Location: Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail
Date:  5/3/2017
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Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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