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Croton corymbulosus.

Botanical name:

Croton corymbulosus Rothr. Euphorbiaceae. Chaparral Tea. Encenilla.

North America. An infusion of the flowering tops makes a very palatable drink, one much used by the Mexicans and Indians as well as by colored (U. S.) soldiers who prefer it to coffee.


Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World, 1919, was edited by U. P. Hedrick.



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