Taxon  Report   8704    
Polygala myrtifolia  L.
Myrtle leaf milkwort
Polygala myrtifolia
© 2016 Pete Frye
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Polygala myrtifolia
© 2013 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
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
© 2015 Pete Frye
Genus: Polygala
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 22, 2019).