Ruta graveolens · žalioji rūta

EN · common rue, herb-of-grace DE · Weinraute, Gartenraute LT · žalioji rūta LV · smaržīgā rūta PL · ruta zwyczajna

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruta_graveolens It is native to the Balkan Peninsula. It is grown throughout the world in gardens, especially for its bluish leaves, and sometimes for its tolerance of hot and dry soil conditions. It is also cultivated as a culinary herb, and to a lesser extent as an insect repellent and incense. Rue extracts are mutagenic and hepatotoxic. Large doses can cause violent gastric pain, vomiting, liver damage, and death. It is recommended to only use small amounts in food.

Daugiametis augalas užaugantis iki 60 cm. Stiebas status, šakotas; lapai pražanginiai, plunksniški; žiedai žalsvai geltoni, susitelkę į kekes. Vaisius – dėžutė. Auginama darželiuose ir soduose, žydi birželio – rugsėjo mėnesiais, sėklos subręsta rugsėjo – spalio mėnesiais.