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Date: 4/29/2004


Question:
What is a straw plant, and how do you care for it?


Replies:
"straw plant" sounds like a common name for a plant. Because there are many plant species often with the same common name, usually the scientific (latin) name is used to distinguish them.

Do you happen to know the scientific name of the plant?

The following might be helpful for plant care, but no mention of a "straw plant." Perhaps referring to a grass or sedge, or a strawberry?

Anthony Brach, Ph.D



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