false heather

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Noun1.false heather - North American decumbent evergreen heathlike plant with yellow flowersfalse heather - North American decumbent evergreen heathlike plant with yellow flowers
genus Hudsonia, Hudsonia - small evergreen subshrubs of North America
subshrub, suffrutex - low-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base
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123 Lythraceae Cuphea hyssopifolia 124 Malvaceae Malva sylvestris 125 Equisetaceae Equisetum bogotense 126 Phytolaccaceae Phytolacca bogotensis 127 Asteraceae Taraxacum officinale 128 Solanaceae Solanum nigrum 129 Plantaginaceae Plantago major 130 Amaranthaceae Chenopodium ambrosioides 131 Adoxaceae Sambucus nigra 132 Malvaceae Sparrmannia africana 133 Boraginaceae Borago officinalis 134 Bromeliaceae Bromelia plumieri 135 Asteraceae Achyrocline satureioides 136 Apiaceae Niphogeton glaucescens 137 Lamiaceae Lepechinia salvifolia 138 Myrtaceae Eucalyptus globulus 139 Urticaceae Parietaria debilis 140 Polygonaceae Rumex crispus 141 Asteraceae Stevia lucida 142 Solanaceae Brugmansia sanguinea 143 Piperaceae Piper bogotense 144 Rosaceae Sanguisorba minor 145 Oxalidaceae Oxalis sp.
ask Carol Cuphea hyssopifolia | QOur QWE spotted this very small, young bush in Portugal and wondered what it was and if we could grow it here.
C FARRANT, BY EMAIL AI THINK it's Cuphea hyssopifolia, a little sub-shrub originally from Mexico.