pink milkwort

noun

Definition of pink milkwort

:an annual herb (Polygala incarnata) chiefly of the central and eastern U.S. with small narrow leaves and spikes of small usually pink to pinkish purple flowers
  • Pink milkwort grows 8–16 inches tall. … Leaves are alternate, about 1 inch long and 1/4 inch wide, attached directly to the stem.
  • —Campbell and Lynn LoughmillerTexas Wildflowers: A Field Guide2006

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First Known Use of pink milkwort

1904


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