Definition of Polygala vulgaris
1. Noun. Small European perennial with numerous branches having racemes of blue, pink or white flowers; formerly reputed to promote human lactation.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polygala Vulgaris
Literary usage of Polygala vulgaris
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1. The Monthly Microscopical Journal: Transactions of the Royal Microscopical (1877)
"94, is from Polygala vulgaris; two views are given of this pollen—one the side at A, ... In the red, white, and purple varieties of Polygala vulgaris the ..."
2. Topographical Botany: Being Local and Personal Records Towards Shewing the by Hewett Cottrell Watson (1874)
"Thus, " Polygala vulgaris " is the designation of an aggregate species ; while Polygala ... and Polygala vulgaris! are names of two ..."
3. Mountain and moor by John Ellor Taylor, Josiah Wood Whymper (1879)
"shall be almost sure to find the wiry-stemmed lovely little Milk-wort (Polygala vulgaris), or " Rogation THE MILL-WORT (Polygala vulgaris). ..."