Polygala macradenia

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Polygala macradenia
Polygala macradenia var macradenia 4.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Polygalaceae
Genus: Polygala
Species: P. macradenia
Binomial name
Polygala macradenia

Polygala macradenia, the glandleaf milkwort,[1] is a subshrub in the milkwort family (Polygalaceae) found in the Arizona Uplands of the Sonoran Desert.[2]:117 Its "odd" flowers are said to be "spectacularly beautiful" when viewed with a hand lens.[2]:117


  1. ^ "Polygala macradenia". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 11 October 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Sonoran Desert Wildflowers, Richard Spellenberg, 2nd ed., 2012, ISBN 9780762773688