fringed polygala


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Related to fringed polygala: Polygala paucifolia, gaywings
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Noun1.fringed polygala - common trailing perennial milkwort of eastern North America having leaves like wintergreen and usually rosy-purple flowers with winged sepalsfringed polygala - common trailing perennial milkwort of eastern North America having leaves like wintergreen and usually rosy-purple flowers with winged sepals
milkwort - any of various plants of the genus Polygala
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Also known as fringed polygala, fringed milkwort, and bird-on-the-wing, gaywings are beautiful native wildflowers found in rich, moist woods from Georgia to New Brunswick.