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Plumbago zeylanica

Doctor-bush, estrenina

Life form2, 3: subshrub
Habitat: mountains
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: simple
leaf margin3: entire
Flower color2: white or whitish to blue or violet or indigo
Flowering period2: May to Sept.
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Plumbaginaceae (leadwort family)
Synonym(s)1: Plumbago scandens
Status: rare
Location where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

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