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201 WHITE MILKWORT

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White Milkwort. Medicine Creek Wildlife Management Area, Frontier County, Nebraska. Standing six to 10 inches tall, slender stems of White Milkwort burst into spikes of delicate white flowers. Often found growing where grazing is moderate to heavy, this striking prairie wildflower is a member of the milkwort family. With 17 genera and 950 species, milkwort flowers range in a vareity of color, from white to deep blue, and can be found throughout the world in temperate climates. White Milkwort can be found growing in the prairies of most western Great Plains state and into Mexico. The name milkwort is Greek for "much milk" and the plant was believed to increase milk yields in animals.
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MICHAEL FORSBERG PHOTOGRAPHY .100 N 8TH STREET, SUITE 150.LINCOLN, NE 68508.402.477.5030
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White Milkwort. Medicine Creek Wildlife Management Area, Frontier County, Nebraska. Standing six to 10 inches tall, slender stems of White Milkwort burst into spikes of delicate white flowers. Often found growing where grazing is moderate to heavy, this striking prairie wildflower is a member of the milkwort family. With 17 genera and 950 species, milkwort flowers range in a vareity of color, from white to deep blue, and can be found throughout the world in temperate climates. White Milkwort can be found growing in the prairies of most western Great Plains state and into Mexico. The name milkwort is Greek for "much milk" and the plant was believed to increase milk yields in animals.