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Oleander (Nerium oleander)

Oleander (Nerium oleander)

Overview

Oleander (Nerium oleander) is a common ornamental evergreen shrub. It is used as a freeway median divider in warmer states, such as California. This plant is extremely toxic, and a single leaf may kill an adult. This photograph shows oleander not yet in bloom.

Update Date 12/15/2011