Polygala amarella

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Dwarf Milkwort
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Polygalaceae
Genus: Polygala
Species: P. amarella
Binomial name
Polygala amarella

Polygala amarella (or P. amara), commonly known as Dwarf Milkwort, is a plant of the family Polygalaceae. A European native it grows on chalky grass land and limestone mountain pastures.

In 2009 it featured on a first class Royal Mail stamp in the series "Endangered Plants".[1]