Taxon  Report   6728 
Polygala cornuta  Kellogg
Sierra milkwort
Polygala cornuta
© 2014 Jean Pawek
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Polygala cornuta
© 2014 Jean Pawek
Polygala cornuta
© 1996 Arthur H. Bazell, M.D.
Polygala cornuta, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Polygala cornuta
© 2004 George W. Hartwell
North Coastal Coniferous Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Chaparral, Southern Oak Woodland, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Rhinotropis cornuta
More information about  Polygala cornuta
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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: Jan 20, 2018).

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