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Polygala cymosa Walter
Tall pinebarren milkwort

Polygala cymosa
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Polygalaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Biennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Other data on Polygala cymosa available from :

Polygala cymosa has been found in the following 16 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Allapattah Flats Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Danforth Recorded as Present in Error
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Grassy Waters Preserve Present Native
Halpatiokee Regional Park Present Native
Hawk's Hammock Park Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Kiplinger Present Native
Loxahatchee River Natural Area Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Pal-Mar Present Native
Pal-Mar Natural Area Present Native
Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area Present Native
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Native

Polygala cymosa has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Martin County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Polygala cymosa has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Basin Marsh
Depression Marsh
Wet Flatwoods

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Polygala cymosa
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Polygala cymosa
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Polygala cymosa
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer