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Devil's Claw

Posted by Alberto1444 z11Guad (My Page) on
Fri, Mar 18, 05 at 12:16

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


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RE: Devil's Claw

It grows wild in the Texas area.

RE: Devil's Claw

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

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