Calflora
Taxon  Report   6727    
Polygala californica  Nutt.
California milkwort,  Milkwort
Polygala californica
© 2017 Gary McDonald
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Polygala californica
© 2011 Ron Wolf
Polygala californica
© 2015 James Gonsman
Polygala californica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Polygala californica
© 2017 Gary McDonald
Family: POLYGALACEAE  
Genus: Polygala
Communities: Chaparral, Closed-cone Pine Forest, Redwood Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Polygala californica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (POCA5)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 15, 2018).

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