Curtiss' Milkwort (Polygala curtissii)


Polygala Curtissii, or more commonly know as Curtiss' 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 Curtissii or Curtiss' Milkwort's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Polygala
  • Family: Polygalaceae
  • Order: Polygalales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • State T/E Status: OH (E) PA (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: OH (Curtiss' milkwort) PA (Curtis's milkwort)

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