Definition of Fringed polygala
1. Noun. Common trailing perennial milkwort of eastern North America having leaves like wintergreen and usually rosy-purple flowers with winged sepals.
Generic synonyms: Milkwort
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Literary usage of Fringed polygala
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1. Through the Year with Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau, Herbert Wendell Gleason (1917)
"fringed polygala MAY 17, 1853. The fringed polygala surprises us in meadows or in low woods as a rarer, richer, and more delicate color, with a singularly ..."
2. Ten New England Blossoms and Their Insect Visitors by Clarence Moores Weed (1895)
"VIII THE fringed polygala Botany and entomology must henceforth go hand in hand. ... In late spring and early summer the fringed polygala 1 is one of the ..."
3. How to Know the Wild Flowers: A Guide to the Names, Haunts, and Habits of by Frances Theodora Parsons (1895)
"I must not forget to mention that delicate and lovely flower of May, the fringed polygala. You gather it when you go for the fragrant showy orchis—that is, ..."
4. Outlines of Lessons in Botany: For the Use of Teachers, Or Mothers Studying by Jane Hancox Newell (1892)
"A plant belonging to the Honeysuckle family, the Diervilla, is described in the first chapter on Early Summer Flowers. fringed polygala ..."