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Hooker's Milkwort (Polygala hookeri)

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Polygala Hookeri, or more commonly know as Hooker's Milkwort, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Polygala. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Polygala Hookeri or Hooker's Milkwort's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Texas.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Polygala
  • Family: Polygalaceae
  • Order: Polygalales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW FACW+
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 2(FACW+) 6(FACW)




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