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Turnera diffusa var. aphrodisiaca

Turnera diffusa Willd. ex Schult. var. aphrodisiaca (G.H. Ward) Urb.

Damiana, Damiana Turnera, Oreganillo

Turneraceae (Turnera Family)

Synonym(s): Turnera aphrodisiaca


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub , Shrub
Leaf Retention: Evergreen
Size Notes: Up to about 6 feet tall by 2 feet wide.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec


Native Habitat: Brushy hillsides along the Rio Grande.

Web Reference

Webref 1 - Texas Native Shrubs (2002) Texas A&M University Agriculture Program and Leslie Finical, Dallas Arboretum

Additional resources

USDA: Find Turnera diffusa var. aphrodisiaca in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Turnera diffusa var. aphrodisiaca in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Turnera diffusa var. aphrodisiaca


Record Modified: 2020-02-17
Research By: CBR

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