Woolly-winged Milkwort


Name: Woolly-winged Milkwort

Scientific name: Polygala erioptera

Type: Herb

Habitat: Sandy Areas

Size: 5 - 32 cm

Conservation status:



Growth form: Annual herb. Flowering. Mar–Apr. Status: Native. Common. Also recorded: E Saudi Arabia, UAE. Habitat & distribution: Occasional in sandy areas in C Qatar including Dukhan area and Al Wakra. Uses: Jongbloed et al. state that the generic name comes from the belief that ‘animals feeding on these species would produce more milk’.

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