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Polygala sanguinea, Polygala viridescens,
Purple Milkwort, Field Milkwort

Scientific name:  Polygala sanguinea
Synonym name:  Polygala viridescens
Common name:  Purple Milkwort, Field Milkwort
Family:  Polygalaceae, Milkwort Family
Flowering:  June - October
Flower color:  Lavender to pink or greenish-white

Polygala sanguinea, Polygala viridescens, Purple Milkwort, Field Milkwort


Derivation of the botanical name
Polygala, Greek polys, πολυϛ, much, many, frequent; large; heavy; gala, milk; much milk.
sanguinea Latin sanguis, blood; blood-red.

Polygala sanguinea, Polygala viridescens, Purple Milkwort, Field Milkwort


 
Flowers of New York