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Polygala cruciata

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Polygalaceae
Rank  Species
Order  Fabales
Genus  Polygala
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Similar  Polygala nana, Polygala lutea, Polygala sanguinea, Polygala curtissii, Polygala lewtonii

Polygala cruciata, commonly called drumheads milkwort, is a species of flowering plant in the milkwort family. It is native to Eastern North America where it is found in scattered localities, particularly around the Coastal Plain, the Great Lakes, and the southern Appalachian Mountains. It is found most often in wet, sandy prairies and marshes.

It is an annual that produces pink-purple flowers in the summer.

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Polygala cruciata Wikipedia


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