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Wildflowers - White Milkwort

White Milkwort - Polygala alba
White Milkwort - Polygala alba
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
White Milkwort is the most common milkwort on the Great Plains. Grazing animals tend to avoid White Milkwort because of its bitter taste.

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Stemless Hymenoxys

The scientific name for the Stemless Hymenoxys is Hymemoxys acaulis. Acaulis means "stemless" and referes to the leafless stalks which bear the flower heads. More...