Botany Photo of the Day Salvadora persica

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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Botany Photo of the Day is a weblog run by researchers, staff, and students associated with UBC Botanical Garden. It features plants from around the world. See The Photographs for details on how to submit your images!

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    Ramadan concludes at sunset this evening. For many Muslims, the associated fasting extends to the discouragement (if not prohibition) of using toothpaste and mouthwash. Instead, a miswak, or tooth-cleaning stick, is the prescribed dental tool. Most often, these teeth-cleaning twigs originate from Salvadora persica, sometimes commonly known as the toothbrush tree. Wikipedia has an extensive […]

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