ORANGE MILKWORT (Polygala lutea)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: ORANGE MILKWORT (Polygala lutea)

ORANGE MILKWORT (Polygala lutea)

ORANGE MILKWORT (Polygala lutea)

low growing biennial. You can’t miss the bright orange flowers. Likes boggy conditions.

Learn: http://2bnthewild.com/plants/H419.htm

Native American Ethnobotany for this genus: http://naeb.brit.org/uses/search/?string=Polygala+lutea

Where does it grow in Florida? http://www.florida.plantatlas.usf.edu/Plant.aspx?id=3417

Sometimes called candyroot

Sometimes called candyroot

February 2013

February 2013

November 2013

November 2013

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2 comments
  1. Carol Duke said:

    Hope you are well Floret. Wishing you all the best. Carol

    Sent from my iPhone Flower Hill Farm Retreat 413 268 7481 http//:caroldukeflowers.com

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    • Loret said:

      Thanks Carol. Enjoying the unusually warm weather we are having.

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