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Wendy Burt ID's flower in Wayne Baxter photo as buttonbush

Wendy Butler Burt writes:
Buttonbush! Wonderful native shrub, a beautiful bush that is very attractive to a wide variety of pollinators such as butterflies, honey bees, and many native bees. Native Americans used the leaves, roots & bark to treat a variety of ailments. Buttonbush belongs to the Madder family which includes coffee, quinine and gardenias (there are over 6000 members of the Madder family). - Wendy Butler Burt
Comments re photo 73906 Wayne Baxter Flower - hosting state butterfly - in need of ID

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