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Polygala ramosa Ell.
Low pinebarren milkwort

Polygala ramosa
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Polygalaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Eastern and southeastern United States.

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Polygala ramosa has been found in the following 13 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Cedar Point Environmental Park Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Pal-Mar Present Native
Pal-Mar Natural Area Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area Present Native
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Native

Polygala ramosa has been found in the following 7 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Polygala ramosa has been found in the following 5 habitats :
Basin Marsh
Depression Marsh
Disturbed Wetland
Dome Swamp
Wet Flatwoods

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Polygala ramosa
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Polygala ramosa
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Polygala ramosa
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Polygala ramosa
Copyright by: Shirley Denton