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Common Milkwort

A frequent species of dry grassland areas.



Common Name Common Milkwort
Scientific Name Polygala vulgaris
Species Group Complex Flowers
Interest Level
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Milkwort family - Polygalalaceae
Status Locally common
Flower Colour Group Blue
  • 05 - May
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
Preferred Environment
Look for Short plant with a cluster of very small bell-shaped flowers - also available in pink!
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

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Complex Flowers