Guaiacum Officinale, or more commonly know as Lignum-Vitae, is a tree with green foliage and blue flowers of the genus Guaiacum. It has a slow growth rate and a height of 30 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring, blooms during spring and is intolerant of shade. Guaiacum Officinale or Lignum-Vitae's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands, specifically in the state of Florida.
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