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Wildflowers

Camphor Pluchea

Scientific Name: Pluchea camphorata

Common Names: Camphor Pluchea

Description

Large alternate toothed leaves on pubescent stems. The plant has a strong camphor odor when crushed. Prefers wet areas. Blooms with clusters of packed urn shaped flower heads.

Bloom Color(s): pink, purple

Duration: Annual,Perennial

Bloom Period: August to October

Plant Family: Asteraceae

Growth Habit: Forb/herb

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