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Cistanche sp., Cistanche

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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.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
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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

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Cistanche tubulosa
Cistanche sp., Cistanche

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Cistanche tubulosa
Cistanche sp., Cistanche

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Cistanche tubulosa
Cistanche sp., Cistanche

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Cistanche salsa


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