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Capparis tomentosa, Woolly Caper-bush

Capparis tomentosa

Woolly Caper-bush
Family: Capparaceae
Origin: Africa
Large shrub 5-10 ftVine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsThorny or spiny

Mostly a robust woody climber but occasionally a shrub or small tree, armed with sharp, paired, hooked thorns. Flowers quite showy, yellowish-green with a mass of long white or pinkish stamens.

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