Devil's Claw

alberto1444(z8b)March 18, 2005

Dear SA WildFlowers,

Is Devil's Claw an exculsive African Wildflower? Saw it growing throughout Mexico.Gorgeous.


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It grows wild in the Texas area.

    Bookmark   March 27, 2005 at 7:27AM
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Hi Alberto,

That's the trouble with common names!!

Harpagophytum procumbens comes from the Kalahari (RSA, Botswana, Namibia, Zim)

Proboscidea parviflora (and other species) come from America

Both plants and more are called 'Devil's Claw'.

Hope this helps

    Bookmark   April 4, 2005 at 3:07PM
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