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Gay Wings, Fringed Polygala

Polygala paucifolia

Description:

6" tall. Flowers 3/4", Orchid-like, with 2 pink/purple wings flanking a bushy-tipped tube. Leaves oval, evergreen.

Habitat:

Blooms: May-June in the Woods. Western and Northern New England

Notes:

Strong little flowers. One of my favorites. SOURCE: Nat'l Audubon Society Field Guide to New England by Peter Alden and Brian Cassie.

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Bangor, Maine, USA

Spotted on May 19, 2013
Submitted on Jun 10, 2013

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