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Buddleja scordioides Kunth
Escobilla Butterflybush, Escobilla
Buddlejaceae (Butterfly-Bush Family)
USDA Symbol: busc
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Leaf Retention: Evergreen
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 4 feet tall.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Flowers are strung on the stem at the ascending stem apexes.
DistributionUSA: AZ , NM , TX
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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Web ReferenceWebref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
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: 2022-10-11
Research By: TWC Staff