Stevia

Scientific Name: 
Stevia rebaudiana
Family Name: 
Asteraceae
Place of Origin: 
South and Central America and Mexico
Plant Description: 
A small shrub with green leaves that develops small white flowers. Plant is grown for it's sweet leaves which are used as a substitute for sugar.
Plant Height: 
40-80cms
Plant Use: 
Edible
Beverage
Medicinal
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Perennial
Plant Type: 
Shrub
Herb
Climate: 
Sub-Tropical

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