Fringed Polygala (Polygala paucifolia)

Fringed Polygala paucifolia

View of a Fringed Polygala (Polygala paucifolia) flower from above.

Other Names: Gaywings

Plant Family: Polygalaceae – Milkwort

One reason to wish to be as small as a mouse id the Fringed Polygala (Polygala paucifolia).  this small wildflower hugs close to the ground, but it a wonderful sight, if you get down on your hands and knees.

Fringed Polygala Leaves

Side view of Fringed Polygala flower and leaves

Fringed Polygala Flower

The gaudy yet modest Fringed Polygala (Polygala paucifolia) reaches for the light from the forest floor.