Buddleja scordioides Kunth
Escobilla butterflybush, Escobilla
Buddlejaceae (Butterfly-Bush Family)
USDA Symbol: busc
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Leaf Retention: Evergreen
Size Class: 3-6 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Notes: Flowers are strung on the stem at the ascending stem apexes.
Growing ConditionsSoil Moisture: Dry
BenefitUse Ornamental: It has good potential as a landscape plant because it is comnpact, evergreen, and bears interesting flower clusters.
Use Medicinal: A teas made from the leaves is used to treat indigestion.
Use Other: Reported to be a good browse for livestock.
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX
BibliographyBibref 481 - How to Grow Native Plants of Texas and the Southwest: Revised and Updated Edition (2001) Nokes, J.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Buddleja scordioides in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Buddleja scordioides in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Buddleja scordioides
MetadataRecord Modified: 2009-01-07
Research By: TWC Staff