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Polygala polygama Walter
Racemed milkwort

Polygala polygama
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Polygalaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and central North America.

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IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Polygala polygama has been found in the following 8 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Crandon Park Recorded as Present in Error
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Juno Dunes Natural Area Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Jupiter Ridge Natural Area Present Native
Koreshan State Historic Site Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native

Polygala polygama has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
Collier County Native
Glades County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Lee County Native
Miami-Dade County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated

Polygala polygama has been found in the following 4 habitats :
Dry Prairie
Mesic Flatwoods
Scrubby Flatwoods
Wet Flatwoods

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Polygala polygama
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Polygala polygama
Copyright by: Shirley Denton