Observations in the Genus: Polygala

Common Name: Milkworts

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Polygala amatymbica

DSC_4571 Polygala.
By: Alison Young
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Imfolozi Game Reserve
Observed: 11th November 2016
Added: 8th December 2016
Identifications:1
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Description:

Short herb 10-15cm tall, very common in KZN grasslands. Broad leaves.

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Polygala pinifolia

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By: Laaiqah Jabar
Botanical Society of South AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Toorwater
Observed: 3rd September 2016
Added: 5th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Polygala teretifolia ...

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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: Besemfontein (Osboure's Trail)
Observed: 23rd November 2016
Added: 29th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Falsebutterfly

Falsebutterfly
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Zaaihoek Wakkerstroom
Observed: 23rd November 2016
Added: 29th November 2016
Likely ID: Polygala
Identifications:1
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Polygala rhinostigma

Polygala sp.
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Location: Golden Gate National Park
Observed: 4th January 2014
Added: 21st November 2016
Identifications:2
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Description:

Rounded herb, pink flowers

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Flower visited by buzzer

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Bergville
Observed: 15th November 2016
Added: 17th November 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
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Limestone Polygala

Polygala peduncularis (4)
By: Jan-Hendrik
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Location: Vermaaklikheid area
Observed: 9th November 2016
Added: 13th November 2016
Identifications:1
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Description:

Growing on limestone.

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Polygala sp.

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Observed: 25th October 2016
Added: 10th November 2016
Identifications:1
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Description:

Small herb. Occasional. Open sourveld grassland.

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Polygala gracilenta

P1130348
By: Andrew Hankey
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Location: M47, Ruimsig Noord
Observed: 20th October 2016
Added: 3rd November 2016
Identifications:1
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Polygala transvaalensis subsp. kagerensis

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Location: Malolotja Nature Reserve. Log cabins vlei
Observed: 25th October 2016
Added: 3rd November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

Small herb. Occasional. Open sourveld grassland.

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Arrow leaves (R102)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: R102 (1)
Observed: 19th October 2016
Added: 2nd November 2016
Identifications:1
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Polygala myrtifolia var. myrtifolia

Polygala myrtifolia var. myrtifolia
By: Nicky vB
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Location: R323
Observed: 17th September 2016
Added: 1st November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Polygala # 4

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By: Wendy Wiles
CREW (Southern Cape)Outramps
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Location: Potberg
Observed: 12th October 2016
Added: 22nd October 2016
Identifications:1
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Polygala # 3...Garcinii?

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By: Wendy Wiles
CREW (Southern Cape)Outramps
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Location: Potberg
Observed: 12th October 2016
Added: 22nd October 2016
Identifications:1
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Polygala # 2

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By: Wendy Wiles
CREW (Southern Cape)Outramps
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Location: Potberg
Observed: 12th October 2016
Added: 22nd October 2016
Identifications:1
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Description:

Tiny flowers.

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Polygala # 1

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By: Wendy Wiles
CREW (Southern Cape)Outramps
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Location: North of Die Kliphuis, Potberg
Observed: 11th October 2016
Added: 22nd October 2016
Identifications:1
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Polygala

P1130348
By: Andrew Hankey
Africa Nature TrainingBotanical Society of South AfricaBushveld Experience Skills & TrainingCREW (KZN)Lepidopterists' Society of AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: 500, Hole-In-One Ave
Observed: 20th October 2016
Added: 21st October 2016
Identifications:1
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Comments:1
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Polygala

P1130358
By: Andrew Hankey
Africa Nature TrainingBotanical Society of South AfricaBushveld Experience Skills & TrainingCREW (KZN)Lepidopterists' Society of AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: 586, Hendrik Potgieter Rd
Observed: 20th October 2016
Added: 21st October 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
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Polygala myrtifolia var. myrtifolia

Polygala myrtifolia var. myrtifolia
By: Nicky vB
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Location: The Cola Conservancy
Observed: 14th September 2016
Added: 19th October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Big Polygala

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Location: Royal National Park Drakensberg
Observed: 5th October 2016
Added: 16th October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Height 3m

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Polygala

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Location: Royal National Park Drakensberg
Observed: 4th October 2016
Added: 16th October 2016
Identifications:1
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Description:

Height 80cm

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Butterfly Falsepea

Butterfly Falsepea
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Silvermine: Constantia Peak - track to Hout Bay Lookout
Observed: 2nd October 2016
Added: 16th October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Spring Year 2 after fire

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Polygala scabra (Polygala affinis)

Polygala affinis
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: R323
Observed: 17th September 2016
Added: 12th October 2016
Likely ID: Polygala scabra
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Polygala teretifolia

Polygala teretifolia
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: R323
Observed: 17th September 2016
Added: 12th October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Polygala umbellata

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Location: Genadendal, Bakenskop
Observed: 21st August 2016
Added: 11th October 2016
Identifications:1
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Polygala amatymbica

Polygala amatymbica
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Location: Cumberland Nature Reserve, Pietermaritzburg
Observed: 1st October 2016
Added: 3rd October 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Small perennial rising only a few centimeters and surrounded by taller grasses. Solitary purple flower with two wings, a keel and a darker crest. Oval dark green leaves that form a sharp point and have hardly any stalks.

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Polygala scabra

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Location: Richtersveld
Observed: 10th September 2016
Added: 1st October 2016
Likely ID: Polygala scabra
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Eden to Addo Great Corridor Hike 2016

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Location: E2A Great Corridor Hike
Observed: 13th September 2016
Added: 27th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Polygala bracteolata

 Polygala bracteolata
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Kristalkloof Hiking Trail
Observed: 18th September 2016
Added: 25th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Heart-leaf Polygala

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Location: Jonaskop, Riviersonderend mountains
Observed: 24th September 2016
Added: 25th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:2
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Species with which Milkworts (Polygala) interacts