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Taxon: Polygala sanguinea L.

 
Genus: Polygala
Family: Polygalaceae
Nomen number: 410382
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:705. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 20-Mar-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-Mar-1998
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • blood milkwort  (Source: Glea Cron ed2) - English
  • blood polygala  (Source: F GPlains) - English
  • common polygala  (Source: F NEng) - English
  • field milkwort  (Source: L New York) - English
  • purple milkwort  (Source: L New Mex) - English
  • rose milkwort  (Source: L New York) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario (s.), Prince Edward Island, Québec (s.w.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Connecticut]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, Illinois, Oklahoma, Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Mississippi, Tennessee]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]


References:

  1. Allred, Kelly W. Flora Neomexicana I: The vascular plants of New Mexico, an annotated checklist to the names of vascular plants with synonymy and bibliography. (L New Mex)
  2. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas (F Tex)
  3. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2 (Glea Cron ed2)
  4. Godfrey, R. K. & J. W. Wooten Aquatic and wetland plants of southeastern United States, 2 vol. (Aquat SE US)
  5. Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. (Kingsbury)
  6. Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York. (F NE US)
  7. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  8. Mitchell, R. S., ed. A checklist of New York state plants. New York State Mus. Bull. 458 (L New York)
  9. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  10. Seymour, F. The flora of New England. (F NEng)
  11. Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2. (F WVa)
  12. Voss, E. Michigan flora. (F Mich)
  13. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). (Atlas Tenn Online)

Check other web resources for Polygala sanguinea L. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?410382. Accessed 17 June 2019.