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Thevetia peruviana - Yellow Oleander (Not A True Oleander)


Thevetia peruviana - Yellow Oleander (Not A True Oleander) (Thevetia peruviana - Yellow Oleander)

Yellow Oleander is commonly planted as a large shrub or tree. It very drought tolerant and grow along the freeways here in San Diego, CA. Photo taken on Labor Day in downtown San Diego, Sept 5, 2011.



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that's a nice specimen..

6 Sep, 2011

 

Is it poisonous like Oleanders?

6 Sep, 2011

 

Surreylad:

Thanks! :>)

7 Sep, 2011

 

Bernieh:

Yes, this Central American shrub/tree is very poisonous in its natural form. However, it's used medicinally.

This shrub/tree is widely planted along the freeways like Oleander...although, not as commonly planted as Oleander.

7 Sep, 2011



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