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White Milkwort - Polygala alba

Status Under Review

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S3S4

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General Description
Perennial from a branched caudex. Stems ascending to erect, simple, 10–30 cm. Leaves alternate, 5–25 mm long. Inflorescence terminal. Flowers white with a green center; wings 2–4 mm long; keel 2–3 mm long with 4 lobes on each side. Capsule 2–3 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
WA to MN south to AZ, TX and Mexico (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 14

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