Observations in the Genus: Polygala

Common Name: Milkworts

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Polygala bracteolata

 Polygala bracteolata
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Bosch Hoek
Observed: 2nd February 2013
Added: 24th January 2016
Identifications:1
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A Polygala species?

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By: Anthony WaltonAnthony Walton’s reputation in Plants
Location: UmPhafa Private Nature Reserve
Observed: 19th January 2016
Added: 22nd January 2016
Identifications:1
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Spiked inflorescence; tall, slender stalk

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Polygal garcin

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Location: Tafelberg
Observed: 30th November 2015
Added: 22nd January 2016
Identifications:1
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Tiny Flowers

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Nursery Ravine/Skeleton Gorge Hike
Observed: 27th December 2015
Added: 14th January 2016
Identifications:1
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Purple polygala

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Platberg 1
Observed: 2nd January 2016
Added: 14th January 2016
Identifications:1
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Pretty Polly

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By: Richard Adcock
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Umgeni Valley nature Reserve
Observed: 29th December 2015
Added: 6th January 2016
Identifications:1
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Description:

Rambling prostrate herb/shrub

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Berg Polygala

Polygala rehmannii
By: lyle.ground
EThekwini Municipality Biodiversity, Climate & Gre
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Location: Trail to Orange Peel, Cathedral Peak
Observed: 31st December 2015
Added: 5th January 2016
Identifications:1
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Polygala sp.

Polygala 795 Pmb (3)
By: Mavourneen
South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Pietermaritzburg, lookout point at World's View
Observed: 1st January 2016
Added: 1st January 2016
Identifications:1
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Description:

Shrub c. 1.5 m high

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Polygala ericaefolia

Polygala ericaefolia
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Bonniedale
Observed: 2nd December 2015
Added: 26th December 2015
Identifications:1
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Polygala ericaefolia

Polygala ericaefolia
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaweed AtlasSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Paardekop Farm
Observed: 25th October 2015
Added: 22nd December 2015
Identifications:1
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Persblom

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By: Joseph Heymans
Limpopo EDETProtea Atlas ProjectSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaweed Atlas
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Location: Middeldrift
Observed: 16th December 2015
Added: 21st December 2015
Identifications:1
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Polygala

Polygala
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Location: Pauline Bohnen
Observed: 12th December 2015
Added: 12th December 2015
Identifications:1
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Polygala

Polygala
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Location: Pauline Bohnen
Observed: 12th December 2015
Added: 12th December 2015
Likely ID: Polygala
Identifications:1
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Description:

dainty plant, ericoid leaves pressed closely to wiry stem, about 300 mm high with some branches, flowers small about 1 cm across, pale mauve

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Polygala fruticosa

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Location: Greyton Nature Reserve, Wolfkloof
Observed: 22nd October 2015
Added: 6th December 2015
Identifications:1
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Polygala

Polygala
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Location: 120, Main Rd - Pauline Bohnen
Observed: 28th November 2015
Added: 29th November 2015
Identifications:1
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Small plant with pink flowers

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Location: Faerie Glen Nature Reserve
Observed: 22nd November 2015
Added: 22nd November 2015
Likely ID: Polygala
Identifications:1
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Description:

Plant grows approx 12 to 20cm high

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White Polygala

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By: Nature's Valley...
Natures Valley Trust
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Location: Nature's Valley (Kalander Kloof)
Observed: 19th November 2015
Added: 21st November 2015
Likely ID: Polygala
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Fynbos plant

Fynbos plant
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Location: Franschhoek
Observed: 8th October 2015
Added: 17th November 2015
Identifications:2
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Polygala

Polygala
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Location: Stillbay dam
Observed: 15th November 2015
Added: 16th November 2015
Identifications:1
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False Butterfly

False Butterfly
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Addo Elephant Park PPC Discovery Trail
Observed: 13th November 2015
Added: 15th November 2015
Identifications:1
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Kei Mouth garden plant #2

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By: Mavourneen
South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Kei Mouth town
Observed: 7th November 2015
Added: 13th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

small shrub

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Polygala

Polygala
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Location: Stillbay dam
Observed: 4th November 2015
Added: 11th November 2015
Likely ID: Polygala
Identifications:1
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Description:

small, stiff herb, growing flat on ground, flowers very small

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Bristly Butterflybush

Polygala hispida - Lovemore Heights 01
By: adriaan_grobler
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersFriends of Van Stadens
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Location: Lovemore Heights, Port Elizabeth, EC
Observed: 18th April 2015
Added: 4th November 2015
Likely ID: Polygala hispida
Identifications:1
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Polygala myrtifolia

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By: outramps
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Location: Dam se Drif in Baviaanskloof
Observed: 9th September 2015
Added: 4th November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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False Butterflybush

False Butterflybush
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: The 4x4 Trail from Carolusberg Goegap Nature Reserve
Observed: 7th October 2015
Added: 2nd November 2015
Identifications:1
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Polygala fruticosa

 Polygala fruticosa
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaweed AtlasSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Kammanassie
Observed: 18th October 2015
Added: 1st November 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Polygala microlopha ...

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyGlenwood House SchoolOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaKeys GOLDSeaweed Atlas
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Location: Before climb up to Sipoonkop
Observed: 6th September 2015
Added: 29th October 2015
Identifications:1
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Polygala refracta

Polygala refracta
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Location: kogelberg
Observed: 14th October 2015
Added: 28th October 2015
Identifications:1
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Polygala

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By: vynbos
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersSeaKeys
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Location: Road to Tierhoek, De Hoop
Observed: 17th October 2015
Added: 24th October 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:2
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Butterflybush

Butterflybush
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Driekuilen: Rietkloof walk to pools from end of road
Observed: 11th October 2015
Added: 21st October 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Species with which Milkworts (Polygala) interacts