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Paxistima myrsinites
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Celastrales
Family: Celastraceae
Genus: Paxistima

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Paxistima is a small genus of shrubs in the bittersweet family containing two North American species.

Paxistima canbyi (Canby's mountain-lover) is an uncommon shrub native to the Appalachians and surrounding areas in the United States.

Paxistima myrsinites (Oregon boxleaf) is widespread across western North America.

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