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Buddleja scordioides (Escobilla butterflybush)
Loughmiller, Campbell and Lynn

Buddleja scordioides

Buddleja scordioides Kunth

Escobilla butterflybush, Escobilla

Buddlejaceae (Butterfly-Bush Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: busc

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Leaf Retention: Evergreen
Fruit:
Size Class: 3-6 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Notes: Flowers are strung on the stem at the ascending stem apexes.

Distribution

USA: AZ , NM , TX

Growing Conditions

Soil Moisture: Dry

Benefit

Use 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 Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Buddleja scordioides in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Buddleja scordioides in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Buddleja scordioides

Metadata

Record Modified: 2009-01-07
Research By: TWC Staff

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