Polygala alba

Common Name:  White Milkwort

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habit (it is hard to see the stems among the grass)--Polygala alba is a Spring-flowering herbaceous perennial inflorescence--in which direction (top to bottom or bottom to top) do the flowers in this inflorescence open?
leaves--what leaf shape is present?  Based on these small leaves, where do you think Polygala alba prefers to grow--wet or dry habitats?