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Pluchea odorata

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Species Name: Pleuchea odorata
Common Name: Salt Marsh Fleabane

Tough attractive perennial. Has blooms similar to Yarrow. Excellent for difficult areas in your garden. Wildlife love it.

Plant Family: Asteraceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 2'h x 3'w
Growth Habit: Compact
Deciduous/Evergreen: Stress-deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Sun
Soil Preference: Alkaline and clay
Water Requirements: Semi-dry
Cold Hardy to: To 35 degrees
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: Purple/Pink
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Southern Sierra Nevada Foothills, Central Valley, San Francisco Bay, South Coast Channel Islands, Deserts
Natural Habitat: Moist often saline valley bottoms below 1000'

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