Common Milkwort
Fact File
Taken  at Ardnave Point on Islay, on 10th July 2017 with Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.




 


Taken at Haystacks on 2nd July 2015 with Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode. Fact File
 
Common Milkwort.
Latin Name :
Family:
Habit:
AKA:
Polygala vulgaris.
Polygalaceae.
Herbaceous perennial.
Habitat:

Blooms:
Height:
Feature:

Meadows, slopes, edges of forests, heaths, sunny woods,
dunes and grasslands.
May - September.
7 - 35 cms.
Common Milkwort was used medicinally as an infusion
to increase the flow of a nursing mother's milk.