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Gaywings (Polygala paucifolia)

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Polygala Paucifolia, or more commonly know as Gaywings, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Polygala. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Polygala Paucifolia or Gaywings's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Polygala
  • Family: Polygalaceae
  • Order: Polygalales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: IN (E) KY (E) OH (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: IN (gay-wing milkwort) KY (gaywings) OH (gay-wings)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACU) 2(FACU) 3(FACU)




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