Candyroot - Procession Flower - Drum Heads - Pink Milkwort
Polygala incarnata - Linnaeus
Polygalaceae (Milkwort) Family

Plant is an upright, smooth annual. Preferred habitat is savannas, vegetated dunes, fields and mixed woods Distribution is throughout the Escambia region.

Leaves are alternate on the stem; no teeth and no lobes; no leaf stalk; linear and consisting of one whole part.

Flowers are in a terminal raceme; bisexual; divided into two parts each the image of the other; five pink sepals. Corolla is pink to red, fringed; eight stamens. Flowers occur in the summer.

Fruit is a capsule.

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