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March 19, 1996 | NONA YATES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
At first, the experts didn't recognize the scourge that was killing off the usually hardy oleanders around Palm Springs. They were concerned. Oleander's colorful blossoms and toxic green foliage are ubiquitous in Southern California yards, along freeways and beside golf courses. If the dependable oleander was wiped out, a lot of people would be unhappy. So a small army of horticulturists, entomologists and others began investigating what they decided to call "oleander scorch."
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 19, 1996 | NONA YATES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
At first, the experts didn't recognize the scourge that was killing off the usually hardy oleanders around Palm Springs. They were concerned. Oleander's colorful blossoms and toxic green foliage are ubiquitous in Southern California yards, along freeways and beside golf courses. If the dependable oleander was wiped out, a lot of people would be unhappy. So a small army of horticulturists, entomologists and others began investigating what they decided to call "oleander scorch."
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