Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Ruta graveolens Linnaeus. Rue. Phen: May-Aug; Jun-Sep. Hab: Cultivated in gardens as a medicinal herb, persistent and rarely escaping, sometimes locally abundant in pastures over limestone or gravelly floodplains. Dist: Native of Eurasia.

Origin/Endemic status: Eurasia

Syn: = C, F, G, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo3, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tx, WV

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