Polygala polygama Walter - Racemed Milkwort
Family - Polygalaceae
Flowering - April - June.
Habitat - Sandhills, flatwoods, dry hammocks.
Origin - Native to North America.
Other information - This species can be found mainly in the southern half of Alabama. The plant is easy to identify becasue of its small, alternate leaves, open racemes of pink flowers, and lacerate corolla.
Photographs taken off Macon County Road 43, 5-14-05.