Rutaceae Rue

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Ruta graveolens 

This plant is commonly known for its strong aroma that comes from the glands of the leaf is also known for being part of the citrus family. This plant was used for its oils, culinary or even to make perfume but has then been refrained form consumption due to its toxicity. The plant is used more now for ornamental purposes. The plant itself can also be harmful as it can cause some damage to the skin or become toxic when consumed. 

This plant can grow from anywhere to two to three feet and does very well in hot climates with full exposure of the sun. Dry or rocky soils the plant thrives in and required minimal maintenance. When the flowers bloom their usually a dull yellow color and are surrounded by dark green blush of leaves. This herb is also said to be used as an insect repellent in case you want repel insects from some of your crops. 

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