Polygala paniculata

Polygala paniculata

Polygala paniculata

(Polygala)

FAMILY

Polygalaceae

Species

Polygala paniculata

Common name(s)

Polygala

Flower colour; life form

Flowers white. Herb to about 30 cm tall.

Distinguishing features

Much-branched erect herb growing in disturbed areas. Leaves alternate. Flowers in an erect raceme, irregular in shape, often resembling a pea-flower. Petals white, stamens fused into a tube at the base. Fruit a small compressed capsule.

Polygala paniculata