BCP/Polygala paucifolia

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Polygala paucifolia

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Profile for Polygala paucifolia (Gaywings)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:herbaceous
Flowers:This pink flower consists of two wings cradling a tubular segment which hosts the stamens.
Foliage:Tint of red around the edge. Leaves are clustered at the top, appearing to be whorled, but they are not. Leaflets are oblong to lanceolate — narrow at the base with a pointed tip. Leaves have an entire margin and are thin
Stem:Stems are smooth, slender and green.
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Regional data:
New Hampshire: (native) May, June

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This page is a profile for the plant species Polygala paucifolia, used to collect records of where and when this plant was observed blooming, and for providing identification information for use in dichotomous keys. If you would like to help collect data for this or other plants, see Bloom clock project/How to Contribute for orientation.