Wild Florida Photo - Polygala cruciata

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Polygala cruciata

DRUMHEADS

CROSS-LEAVED MILKWORT

Florida native

 

A plant of bogs & wet flatwoods in much of Florida and throughout most of the eastern United States northwest to Minnesota and Iowa and southwest to Texas and Oklahoma. Polygala cruciata is rare in some states.

 
Polygala cruciata is a member of the Polygalaceae - Milkwort family.

Other species of the Polygala genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
  View  Polygala lewtonii - LEWTON'S MILKWORT
  View  Polygala incarnata - PROCESSION FLOWER
  View  Polygala nana - CANDYROOT
  View  Polygala lutea - ORANGE MILKWORT
  View  Polygala rugelii - YELLOW MILKWORT
  View  Polygala boykinii - BOYKIN'S MILKWORT
  View  Polygala grandiflora - SHOWY MILKWORT


Native Florida Plants

  Robert G. Haehle; Joan Brookwell
 Low Maintenance Landscaping and Gardening

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Native landscapes are easier to maintain, use less water and thrive without chemical pesticides and fertilizers. Native Florida Plants describes every type of regional flora—-from seaside foliage and wildflowers to grassy meadows, shrubs, vines, and aquatic gardens—-in 301 profiles and accompanying color photographs.


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