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Cascara tree

Posted by blueberrytalk on May 15, 2012

Cascara trees grow wild in our area. They are just starting to blossom.

Cascara blossoms

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Cascara in bloom

Posted by blueberrytalk on June 3, 2010

Cascara is a shrub like tree that grows naturally in the area. It is best known for the laxative that comes from its bark. It has a reputation as a good source of nectar that produces amber-colored honey from the tiny yellow flowers. The distinctive veins on the leaves make it easy to identify.

cascara blossoms

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