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Polygala virgata #1 | by J.G. in S.F.
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Polygala virgata #1

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Polygalaceae - E. Africa south through South Africa; Western Cape Province, South Africa provenance of plant above


Purple Broom; Persboom, Bloukappie (Afrikaans)


Shown: Habit of plant in full flower; woody, evergreen shrub may reach more than 2 m in height


Details of morphology, natural occurrence and garden culture:


My additional image of Polygala virgata:


My image of South African Polygala fruticosa 'Petite Butterfly':


Photographed in U.C. Botanical Garden at Berkeley - Berkeley, California

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Taken on May 16, 2012