Nuffer, Barbara
June 2006
New York State Conservationist;Jun2006, Vol. 60 Issue 6, p27
The article offers information on gaywings. Gaywings are also known as fringed polygala, fringed milk-wort, and bird-on-the-wing. They are beautiful native wildflowers found in rich, moist woods from Georgia to New Brunswick. Folk tales suggest that eating plants in the milkwort or Polygalaceae family will increase the milk production of nursing mothers and dairy cows.


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