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Plant Details

Polygaloides paucifolia

Gay wings, Fringed Polygala, Flowering Wintergreen, Bird-on-the-wing

Scientific Name:

Polygaloides paucifolia

Common Name:

Gay wings, Fringed Polygala, Flowering Wintergreen, Bird-on-the-wing

Plant Family

Polygalaceae (Milkwort Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

Pink

Size in Feet:

>.5 ft

Light:

Shade

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

April - June

Bloom Area:

Mountains

Habitat Description:

Moist forests, mostly at moderate to high elevations.

Plant

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Blooms

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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