Edge of the Prairiethe sand prairies and savannas of the Chicago region

    Polygala polygama obtusata
    Purple Milkwort

Purple Milkwort grows in the the windiest, driest locations, often at the edge of a blowout--a place where dune conditions still prevail.

Polygala polygama obtusata

It produces its small purple flowers in midsummer. Despite its common name, it does not have milky sap.

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Polygala polygama obtusata: on the Illinois Plant Information Network.

 

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