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Common Name: Bitter Bark
Pinckneya pubens is a deciduous shrub that can grow up to 6.00 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine..
South-eastern N. America - W. Florida to S. Carolina.
Sandy soils by streams or in swamps on the coastal plain[