Mysore, India(Zone 10a)

This plant is used in Ayurvedic medicine and the milky juice of this plant is injurious to the eyes, they say. The leaves are grey-green, shrub. It grows on roadsides here in this part of our country.

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Westbrook, ME(Zone 5a)

I'm sure that must be a milk weed (asclepias) of some sort. I'll see if I can find a species for you.

Westbrook, ME(Zone 5a)

Here it is Dinu ... Calotropis gigantea. Native to Sri Lanka, India :o)
http://www.hear.org/pier/cagig.htm

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Helsinki, Finland(Zone 4b)

I saw that in India, nice shrub..

Tennille, GA(Zone 8b)

Dinu, This plant is also indigenous to the UAE. The tale goes that it cures warts!

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