Pachysandra procumbens

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Pachysandra procumbens
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
Order: Buxales
Family: Buxaceae
Genus: Pachysandra
Species: P. procumbens
Binomial name
Pachysandra procumbens

Pachysandra procumbens (Allegheny Pachysandra or Allegheny Spurge) is a flowering plant in the family Buxaceae, native to southeast United States from West Virginia and Kentucky south to Florida, and west to Louisiana. The name Allegheny is sometimes spelled Alleghany.

It is an evergreen subshrub, growing to at most 30 cm high, usually less. The leaves are 5-10 cm long, with a coarsely toothed margin. The flowers are small, white, produced several together on a terminal raceme 2-3 cm long.

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