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Cistanche sp., Cistanche
Cistanche salsa

Cistanche sp.

Cistanche
Family: Orobanchaceae
Origin: Asia
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunDry conditionsPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowersYellow/orange flowersEthnomedical plant.
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Cistanche is a worldwide genus of holoparasitic desert plants. They lack chlorophyll and obtain nutrients and water from the host plants whose roots they parasitize.



Cistanche sp., Cistanche
Cistanche tubulosa
Cistanche sp., Cistanche
Cistanche tubulosa
Cistanche sp., Cistanche
Cistanche tubulosa
Cistanche sp., Cistanche
Cistanche salsa


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