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Common Rue

Ruta graveolens

Description:

Also known as Herb-of-Grace, is a species of rue grown as a herb. It is native to the Balkan Peninsula, southeastern Europe. It is sometimes grown as an ornamental plant in gardens, especially because of its bluish leaves, and also sometimes for its tolerance of hot and dry soil conditions. It also is cultivated as both a medicinal herb, as a condiment, and to a lesser extent as an insect repellent.



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Ruta sp. (probably graveolens) Rue


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2 Comments

The MnMs
The MnMs 8 years ago

Thanks for the ID, Craig :-)
And no, I did not touch it (luckily).

craigwilliams
craigwilliams 8 years ago

Hope you didn't get too intimate with it Marta!

The MnMs
Spotted by
The MnMs

Leuven, Vlaanderen, Belgium

Lat: 50.86, Long: 4.70

Spotted on Sep 25, 2011
Submitted on Oct 30, 2011

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