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Common Rue

Rue graveolens


Also called Herb-of-Grace, Common Rue is native to Europe and Northern Africa. The oils from rue can cause a skin rash when exposed to UV light. Common Rue is a host plant for Eastern Black Swallowtail and Giant Swallowtail butterfly caterpillars. Shown here in flower.

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Temple Terrace, Florida, USA

Spotted on Feb 27, 2012
Submitted on Feb 27, 2012

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