Taxon  Report   6730 
Polygala cornuta  Kellogg  var. fishiae  (Parry) Jeps.
Fish's milkwort,  Sierra milkwort
Polygala cornuta var. fishiae
© 2010 Benjamin Smith
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Polygala cornuta var. fishiae
© 2013 Keir Morse
Polygala cornuta var. fishiae
© 2013 Keir Morse
Polygala cornuta var. fishiae, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and Baja California.
also called Polygala cornuta var. pollardii
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Polygala cornuta var. fishiae
© 2005 Aaron Schusteff
Genus: Polygala
Parent Record Polygala cornuta
Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, wetland-riparian
Habitat: riparian
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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PLANTS: Polygala cornuta ssp. pollardii
PLANTS: Polygala fishiae
ICPN + PLANTS: Polygala cornuta ssp. fishiae
CNPS + PLANTS: Polygala cornuta var. pollardii
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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: Jul 22, 2018).

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