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Spigelia marilandica, Indian Pink, Woodland Pinkroot

Spigelia marilandica

Indian Pink, Woodland Pinkroot
Family: Loganiaceae
Origin: North America
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersIrritatingEthnomedical 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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Spigelia marilandica can be grown from seed and does well in cultivation if given moist conditions and partial shade. The plant contains alkaloids and calcium oxalate crystals and was used traditionally as a parasite remedy.





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