Orange Milkwort | Cartwheel Bay (S.C.)

Orange Milkwort
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Description

 

    • Polygala lutea
    • Compact, head-like clusters of brilliant orange flowers 6 mm (0.25 inches) long
    • Leafy, simple or branched stems
    • 5 sepals with 2 larger lateral ones forming petal-like "wings"
    • 3 petals unite to form tube-like structure
    • Flowers turn yellow when dried
    • Leaves 4.5 cm (1.75 inches)
    • Habitats include damp, sandy or peat-like soil
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