(Ramosa Milkwort - Short Polygala)
Polygalaceae (Candy Root) Family
Flowers are a flat-top cluster at the end of the stem. Each flower is bisexual in nature and symmetrical in form. There are 5 sepals, with 2 appearing petal-like. The color is yellowish-green or nearly orange. The corolla is fringed at the apex, also yellowish-green, 6 stamens. Flowers occur in the summer.
Fruit is a capsule.
A near identical plant, P. cymosa, is similar but the stems are usually solitary and the corolla is not fringed.