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Polygala (Milkwort) is a genus of tree in the family Polygalaceae. They are native to Canada, Pacific Basin excluding Hawaii, U.S. Virgin Islands, The Contiguous United States, and Puerto Rico. They have samaras. Flowers are visited by orange tip, Melitaea celadussa, Lasiommata petropolitana, and Honey bee. Individuals can grow to 0.069 m.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PO_0030099
  • Definition: a fruit which develops from a carpel and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp, dry mesocarp, and dry endocarp that are elongated into a wing-like structure.
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EOL has data for 13 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Milkwort. View this species on GBIF