Marsh Milkwort. Polygala cruciata.

Milkwort Family. July - Sept.

A plant 3 - 12 inches high, found on margins of swamps, in low ground. Maine to South Carolina, and from Michigan to Minnesota and Nebraska.

Flowers

Magenta, white or greenish, tiny, borne in terminal, clover-like heads.

Leaves

Generally in whorls of 4. Plant stems square, branching.