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Lewton's Milkwort (Polygala lewtonii)

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Polygala Lewtonii, or more commonly know as Lewton'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 biennial or bi-annual which means it can grow or bloom twice, in the first year and the following year. Polygala Lewtonii or Lewton's Milkwort's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the state of Florida.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Polygala
  • Family: Polygalaceae
  • Order: Polygalales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Biennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • Federal T/E Status: Endangered
  • Federal T/E Common Name: Lewton's milkwort
  • State T/E Status: FL (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: FL (Lewton's polygala)




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