Polygala leptocaulis

swamp milkwort
Family

Polygalaceae

Leaf Arrangement

alternate

Leaf Attachment

sessile

Leaf Margin

entire

Leaf Type

simple

Leaf Shape

linear

Growth Form

forb

Flower Color

pink, purple, red, white

Flower Month

May - June

Height (meters)

0.4 - 1.0

Milky Sap

No

Armed/Unarmed

Unarmed

Origin

native

Lifespan

annual

Growing Season

Cool season


Wetland Class

FACW

Wetland Coefficient of Conservatism

7

Prairie Coefficient of Conservatism

6

Natural History

Found in prairies, savannas, and low open pinelands of west Louisiana and east Texas.

Habitat

Savannahs and low open pinelands.