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Larrea mexicana.

Botanical name:

Larrea mexicana Moric. Zygophyllaceae. Creosote Plant.

Mexico. Travellers chew the twigs to alleviate extreme thirst. The plant is a bright evergreen with foliage resembling that of Buxus.

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

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