The New York Flora Association (NYFA) has announced that Fringed Polygala is its 2016 Wildflower of the Year. Please be sure to read all about it on their web site – lots of great information can be found there.
Have you ever seen this beautiful bloom in its natural environment? It typically begins to bloom in early May and can presently be found in bloom at the locations listed below.
I have found Fringed Polygala along trails at these local destinations:
- 100 Acre Wood
- Ann Lee Pond Nature and Historic Preserve
- Ballston Creek Preserve
- Dwaas Kill Nature Preserve
- Hayes Nature Park
- North Woods Nature Preserve
- Peter Desrochers Country Knolls Memorial Trails
- Shenantaha Creek Park
- Ushers Road State Forest
- Veterans Memorial Park
- Zim Smith Trail