Taxon  Report   8704 
Polygala myrtifolia  L.
Myrtle leaf milkwort
Polygala myrtifolia
© 2013 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
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Polygala myrtifolia
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Polygala myrtifolia
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Polygala myrtifolia, a dicot, is a shrub that is not native to California. There is a high risk of this plant becoming invasive in California according to Cal-IPC.

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Polygala myrtifolia
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Genus: Polygala
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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:   (Accessed: Jun 24, 2018).

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