Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4115

Forb
Annual/Biennial?

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in wet pine savannas, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Summer
Creamy-white to greenish-white
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5 sepals (three small, two larger petaloid "wings")
3 petals united into a tube
Inflorescence a terminal, many-branched cyme

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fabales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Polygala balduinii var. balduinii   FAMILY Polygalaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Polygala balduinii   FAMILY Polygalaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Pilostaxis baldwinii

SYNONYMOUS WITH Pylostachya balduinii

 

COMMON NAME:
White Milkwort, Baldwin's Milkwort


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image of Polygala balduinii var. balduinii

Keith Bradley    kab_p_baldwinii_02251

April    Miami-Dade County    FL

Everglades National Park

Inflorescence a terminal, many-branched cyme, loosely to densely flowered, per Weakley's Flora.