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myrtle leaf milkwort

polygala myrtifolia

Description:

the pretty pinky purple flowers on here form part of the pea family with this being quite a large bush at about 2 metres tall. the blossom is pleasantly fragrant and The plant is very tolerant to drought or sandy regions which makes it an ideal plant for the mediterranean where there can be elongated periods without rain.

Habitat:

seen growing in gardens and at the side of the road in Moraira, Spain.

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Debbie Stewart
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Debbie Stewart

Teulada, Comunitat Valenciana, Spain

Spotted on Apr 21, 2013
Submitted on Apr 30, 2013

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