Kentish milkwort

Polygana amarella

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  3. Kentish milkwort

About

How to identify

Similar to chalk milkwort, but smaller overall with tiny, usually pinkish flowers.

Where to find it

Chalk downs in Kent.

Habitats

When to find it

  • May
  • June

How can people help

Habitat management of chalk grasslands is crucial to this species, get involved in a volunteer task to manage this habitat.

Species information

Common name
Kentish milkwort
Latin name
Polygana amarella
Category
Wildflowers
Statistics
Conservation status
Nationally rare