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West Indian Milkwort (Polygala hecatantha)

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Polygala Hecatantha, or more commonly know as West Indian 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 perennial which means it will grow year after year. Polygala Hecatantha or West Indian Milkwort's floral region is Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Polygala
  • Family: Polygalaceae
  • Order: Polygalales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: PR (N) VI (N)




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