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Whorled Milkwort - Polygala verticillata

Status Under Review

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SU

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 4

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General Description
Annual. Stems erect, 5–20 cm, branched above. Leaves whorled or alternate above, 1–2 cm long. Inflorescence axillary. Flowers white to pink; wings 1–2 mm long; keel 1–1.5 mm long with 1 to 2 lobes on each side. Capsule ca. 2 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
MB to MA south to UT, TX and FL (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 2

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