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Abelmoschus ficulneus | White Wild | Musk Mallow | Native Rosella


Abelmoschus ficulneus White Wild Musk Mallow Native Rosella 1

Abelmoschus ficulneus White Wild Musk Mallow Native Rosella 2

Abelmoschus ficulneus White Wild Musk Mallow Native Rosella 3

Abelmoschus ficulneus White Wild Musk Mallow Native Rosella 4

Abelmoschus ficulneus White Wild Musk Mallow Native Rosella 5
Abelmoschus ficulneus | White Wild | Musk Mallow | Native Rosella

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This is Abelmoschus ficulneus, also known as white wild, musk mallow, and native rosella. This shrub grows to about 5 feet tall and is covered with velvety hairs. The flowers change from white to pink with a dark purple center. This plant is harvested from the wild and used as an excellent food source. The roots and stems from this plant are gathered, roasted and eaten. The seeds are edible and used in many recipes and to flavor coffee. In dire straights, the leaves and fruit can be eaten to stay alive. A very good strong fiber is made from this plant. The fiber is long, fine, and glossy making it perfect for twine and cord. USDA Hardiness Zones 9 to 11.




Abroma augustum | Devils Cotton


Abroma augustum Devils Cotton 1

Abroma augustum Devils Cotton 2

Abroma augustum Devils Cotton 3

Abroma augustum Devils Cotton 4

Abroma augustum Devils Cotton 5
Abroma augustum | Devils Cotton

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Here are seeds from Abroma augustum, also known as devils cotton. This plant must live in full sun to partial shade where it can get about 9 feet tall. The maroon and burgundy blossoms are out from the middle of Spring until late Summer where they attract a wide variety of bees, birds, and butterflies. High quality fiber can be collected from the bark of this tree. This plant can be grown as an annual anywhere and is a tender perennial in USDA Hardiness Zones 10 to 11.








Acacia concinna | Shikakai | Soap Pod


Acacia concinna Shikakai Soap Pod 1

Acacia concinna Shikakai Soap Pod 2

Acacia concinna Shikakai Soap Pod 3

Acacia concinna Shikakai Soap Pod 4

Acacia concinna Shikakai Soap Pod 5
Acacia concinna | Shikakai | Soap Pod

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These are seeds from Acacia concinna, also known as Shikakai, and Soap-Pod. The seed pods from this plant are used as cleansers, soaps and shampoos. This plant is known for attracting a wide variety of wasps, birds, bees, and butterflies. The seeds, leaves, and flowers are edible and used in soups and chutneys. Young shoots are also pickles and eaten as vegetables. This is a larval host for the Forbes Silkmoth, Sphingicampa albolineata, Chinati sheepmoth, and Lebeaus rothschildia moth. It is also a larval host for the Mexican Yellow, Common Lascar, and Outis Skipper butterflies. This plant is also food for the Gray Ministreak butterfly. USDA Hardiness Zones 10 to 11.




Albizia julibrissin | Mimosa Tree


Albizia julibrissin Mimosa Tree 1

Albizia julibrissin Mimosa Tree 2

Albizia julibrissin Mimosa Tree 3

Albizia julibrissin Mimosa Tree 4

Albizia julibrissin Mimosa Tree 5
Albizia julibrissin | Mimosa Tree

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This is Albizia julibrissin, also known as Silk Tree, Mimosa Tree, Pink Siris, and Persian Silk Tree. This tree likes to live in sun to partial shade, where it attracts birds, bees, and butterflies. This tree can grow up to 40 feet tall. Blooming in the middle of Summer this tree blossoms pink. The cooked flowers can be eaten as vegetables, while the dried leaves can be used to make tea. The silk tree is a larval host for Reakirts Blue, Red Bordered Pixie, and Blue Metalmark butterflies. USDA Hardiness Zones 6 to 10








Albizia saman | Five Oclock Rain Tree | Monkeypod | Mimosa


Albizia saman Five Oclock Rain Tree Monkeypod Mimosa 1

Albizia saman Five Oclock Rain Tree Monkeypod Mimosa 2

Albizia saman Five Oclock Rain Tree Monkeypod Mimosa 3

Albizia saman Five Oclock Rain Tree Monkeypod Mimosa 4

Albizia saman Five Oclock Rain Tree Monkeypod Mimosa 5
Albizia saman | Five Oclock Rain Tree | Monkeypod | Mimosa

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This is Albizia saman, also known as saman, rain tree, mimosa, five oclock tree, and monkeypod. The wood from this tree is highly valued and is used in carvings and to make furniture. This is a larval host for the Blue Metalmark, and Red-bordered Pixie butterflies. USDA Hardiness Zones 10 to 11.