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Polygala is a genus of shrub in the family Polygalaceae. They are native to The Contiguous United States, Puerto Rico, Pacific Basin excluding Hawaii, Canada, and U.S. Virgin Islands. They have samaras. Flowers are visited by Anthocharis cardamines, Melitaea celadussa, Lasiommata petropolitana, and Apis mellifera. Individuals can grow to 0.069 m.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PO_0030099
  • Definition: a fruit which develops from a carpel and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp, dry mesocarp, and dry endocarp that are elongated into a wing-like structure.
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EOL has data for 13 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Polygala. View this species on GBIF