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Callicarpa Americana


American Beautyberry (Callicarpa americana) It can typically reach 1–2 m in height. A jelly can be made from its ripe berries. Evergreen plant.


Native to southeastern United States.


This plant was spotted at Highland's Hammock State Park in Sebring, FL. Information obtained via Wikipedia. Insect repellant American beautyberry or Callicarpa americana has been found to be a natural insect repellent. It has found to be repellant to mosquitoes, which can carry yellow fever and malaria, as well as the tick, which carries Lyme disease.

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Anna Wilson
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Anna Wilson

Florida, USA

Spotted on Mar 7, 2011
Submitted on Aug 7, 2011

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