Guaiacum angustifolium

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Scientific Name Guaiacum angustifolium USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Soapbush, Guyacan ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Zygophyllaceae (Caltrop) Wildflower Center Ref.
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Description Desert habitat, found in arroyos and brush land; evergreen shrub usually no taller than 6 feet; dark green pinnately-compound leaves, each with 4 to 8 pairs of narrow oblong leaflets; purple flowers in spring about 1 inch across with 5 petals; bright red fruit following. Texas Status

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