Polygala ramosa

low pinebarren milkwort, yellow savannah milkwort
Family

Polygalaceae

Leaf Arrangement

alternate, basal (rosulate)

Leaf Attachment

sessile

Leaf Margin

entire

Leaf Type

cauline, simple

Leaf Shape

linear, elliptic, obovate, spatulate, obtuse

Growth Form

forb

Flower Color

yellow

Flower Month

May - September

Height (meters)

0.1 - 0.4

Milky Sap

No

Armed/Unarmed

Unarmed

Origin

native

Lifespan

annual, biennial

Growing Season

Warm season


Wetland Class

OBL

Prairie Coefficient of Conservatism

8

Natural History

Found in seepage areas of savannahs, open slopes, prairies, and in boggy open pinelands of Louisiana and southeastern Texas.

Habitat

Savannahs, pine barren swamps, seepage areas, open slopes, and boggy open pinelands.