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Herissantia crispa

Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Dimensions: 2-3 feet

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Nutritional Requirements:

Flower Color: Light peach

Fruit: Pendant, papery capsule

Wildlife and Ecology: Larval host plant for gray hairstreak (Strymon melinus) butterflies.

References: Hammer 2004

Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

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