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Turtle Bay's McConnell Arboretum & Botanical Gardens Nursery

A local gardening information resource for northstate gardeners!  

We specialize in growing drought tolerant plants, California natives, and plants proven to survive and thrive in our area.

(NOTE: Nursery will be closed for regular business hours Friday April 3rd, in preparation for the member's night presale!)


Spring Plant Sale Prices Extended through April!

30% off for members, 20% for non-members!


Open every Friday & Saturday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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Our friendly, expert staff is to here to help you!  Not sure what plant to put where?  Walk through the Gardens to get ideas. Then talk to one of our experts about what plants will work best for your garden!

  • We are located at 1100 Arboretum Drive off of North Market Street
  • We are open Friday & Saturday, year-round from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Have questions? Email us at gardens@turtlebay.org, or give us a call at (530) 242-3178 or (530) 242-3169

Regular Plant Prices  

  • One Gallon Plants - $7.00
  • Two Gallon Plants - $10.00
  • Five Gallon Plants - $14.50
  • Fifteen Gallon Plants - $21.50

Turtle Bay members receive a 20% discount year-round in Nursery.
Turtle Bay volunteers receive a 25% discount year-round in Nursery.

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Browse the Available Nursery Plants

Below is a complete list of current plant inventory in the Turtle Bay Nursery.  CLICK on the plant botanical names below to download PDF information sheets (See Agave americana 'Varoegata' example on right).  Information sheets include photos, cultural information, and gardening tips for each specified plant.

Need help interpreting the information sheets.  Let us help!  Come in an ask one of our plant experts.  Visit us Friday & Saturday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Botanical Name Common Name Row
Acer macrophyllum Big Leaf Maple 13A
Achillea filipendulina Fernleaf Yarrow 7A
Achillea millefolium Common Yarrow 6A
Achillea millefolium 'Rubra' Yarrow 4.5B
Acorus gramineus 'Variegatus' Variegated Japanese Sweet Flag 4A
Aesculus californica California Buckeye 16B SOLD OUT
Agapanthus 'Peter Pan' Dwarf Lily-of-the-Nile 4B
Agave americana Century Plant 17A
Agave americana 'Variegata' Variegated Century Plant 17A
Ajuga reptans 'Catlins Giant' Carpet Bugleweed 4A
Alchemilla mollis Lady's Mantle 4B
Allium cepa var. proliferum Egyptian Onion, Walking Onion B
Allium tuberosum Garlic Chives 7A
Alnus rhombifolia White Alder 3B
Alnus rubra Red Alder 3A
Amaryllis belladonna Naked Ladies 8B
Amorpha californica California False Indigo 16B
Amsonia hubrichtii Thread-leaf Bluestar C
Anemone x hybrida Japanese Anemone 4A
Anemone x hybrida 'Hadspen Abundance' Japanese Anemone 4B
Anemone x hybrida 'September Charm' Japanese Anenome 14A
Anemopsis californica Yerba Mansa 3A
Aquilegia chrysantha 'Yellow Queen' Golden Columbine 14B
Arbutus unedo Strawberry Tree 14.5B
Arbutus unedo 'Compacta' Strawberry Tree, Compact 14B
Arctostaphylos manzanita Common Manzanita 16B
Arctostaphylos viscida Whiteleaf Manzanita 16B
Aristea ecklonii Blue Corn Lily 4.5B
Aristolochia californica California Pipevine, Dutchman's Pipe 13B
Artemisia abrotanum Southern-Wood 7A
Artemisia douglasiana Western Mugwort 13A
Artemisia 'Powis Castle' Artemisia 7B
Artemisia schmidtiana 'Silver Mound' Silver Mound Artemisia 4B
Arum italicum Italian arum 14A
Asclepias fascicularis Narrow Leaf Milkweed 13B
Aster cordifolius Blue Wood Aster E
Aster ericoides Heath Aster 5A
Atriplex lentiformis breweri Saltbush 6B
Baccharis pilularis subsp. consanguinea Coyote Brush 16A
Baeckea virgata Baekea C
Bambusa Multiplex 'Fernleaf" Fernleaf Bamboo 14.5B
Baptisia australis Blue False Indigo E
Basil Cinnamon Cinnamon Basil Shade
Basil Dark Purple Opal Dark Purple Opal Basil Shade
Basil Genovese Genovese Basil Shade
Basil Lemon-Sweet Dani Lemon-Sweet Dani Basil Shade
Basil Lettuce Leaf Lettuce Leaf Basil Shade
Basil Siam Queen Siam Queen Basil Shade
Basil Sweet Sweet Basil Shade
Bee Balm (Lemon) Lemon Bee Balm Shade
Bergenia ciliata Hairy Bergenia 4B
Billbergia nutans Queen's Tears 4A
Borage Bianca Bianca Borage Shade
Buddleja davidii Butterfly Bush E
Buddleja davidii 'Black Knight' Black Knight Butterfly Bush C
Buddleja davidii nanhoensis Dwarf Butterfly Bush D
Buddleja davidii 'Pink Delight' Butterfly Bush E
Buddleja lindleyana Lindley's Butterfly Bush 4.5
Buddleja 'Lochinch' Butterfly Bush D
Caesalpinia gilliesii Yellow Bird of Paradise 19A
Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' Feather Reed Grass E
Callicarpa bodinieri 'Profusion' Bodinier Beautyberry C
Calocedrus decurrens Incense Cedar 3A
Calycanthus occidentalis Spice Bush 13A
Campanula lactiflora 'Loddon Anna' Bellflower 4A
Campanula poscharskyana Serbian Bellflower 14A
Carex albula Curly Blonde Sedge 14A
Carex barbarae Santa Barbara Sedge 6A
Carex buchananii Leather Leaf Sedge F
Carex morrowii 'Variegata' Variegated Japanese Sedge 13A
Carex testacea New Zealand Sedge E
Centranthus ruber 'Crimson Pink' Jupiter's Beard, Crimson Pink 5B
Cephalanthus occidentalis californicus Buttonwillow 13A
Cerastium tomentosum Snow in Summer 4.5
Ceratostigma plumbaginoides Dwarf Plumbago 5B
Cercis canadensis Eastern Redbud E & F
Cercis occidentalis Western Redbud 16A
Chasmanthium latifolium Sea Oats 14A
Chilopsis linearis Desert Willow 16B
Chiltalpa (xChitalpa) tashkentensis 'Pink Dawn' Chitalpa 19A
Chionanthus retusus Chinese Fringe Tree A
Chives Chives Shade
Chrysanthemum 'Mary Stoker' Garden Mum B
Chrysanthemum morifolium 'Hillside Sheffield Pink' Garden Mum C
Chrysanthemum pacificum Gold and Silver Chrysanthemum D
Cilantro Large Leaf Large Leaf Cilantro Shade
Cistus hybridus (x corbariensis) White Rockrose 8B
Cistus incanus Hairy Rockrose 8B
Cistus x pulverulentus 'Sunset" Rockrose 8B
Cistus x skanbergii Coral Rockrose 9A
Clematis ligusticifolia Western Clematis 3A
Clerodendrum bungei Cashmere Bouquet 14A
Clerodendrum trichotomum Harlequin Glorybower 14B
Cornus stolonifera baileyi Redtwig Dogwood 13B
Cornus stolonifera yellow Yellowtwig Dogwood 13A
Cotoneaster horizontalis Rockspray Cotoneaster A
Cotoneaster lacteus Cotoneaster 8B
Cucumber Barese Barese Cucumber Shade
Cucumber Cool Breeze Hybrid Cool Breeze Hybrid Cucumber Shade
Cucumber Diva Diva Cucumber Shade
Cucumber Lemon Lemon Cucumber Shade
Cucumber Straight Eight Straight Eight Cucumber Shade
Cucumber Sumter Sumter Cucumber Shade
Cynara cardunculus Cardoon 5B
Cyperus alternifolius 'Gracilis' Dwarf Papyrus A
Daphne odora 'Aureomarginata' Variegated Winter Daphne 14A
Deschampsia cespitosa Tufted Hair Grass 13A
Deutzia scabra 'Pride of Rochester' Deutzia 'Pride of Rochester' 14.5B
Dianellia caerulea 'Becca" Blue Flax Lily 4.5B
Dianthus superbus Fringed Pink A
Dicentra formosa Western Bleeding Heart 3A
Dill Mammoth Mammoth Dill Shade
Echinacea purpurea Purple Coneflower 5A
Eggplant Listada de Gandia Listada de Gandia Eggplant Shade
Eggplant Long Purple Long Purple Eggplant Shade
Eggplant Ping Tung Ping Tung Eggplant Shade
Eggplant Rosita Rosita Eggplant Shade
Epilobium 'Silver Select' California Fuchsia - CA Native 6B
Equisetum scirpoides Dwarf Horsetail Rush 4B
Eragrostis chloromelas Love Grass 18A
Erigeron karvinskianus Santa Barbara Daisy B
Eriogonum fasciculatum California Buckwheat 6B
Eriogonum nudum Naked Buckwheat 6A
Eryngium maritimum Sea Holly 7B
Euphorbia amygdaloides x martinii Euphorbia 4.5A
Euphorbia characias Euphorbia 17A
Euphorbia cyparissias Cypress Spurge 5B
Euphorbia rigida Euphorbia 17A
Festuca idahoensis 'Siskiyou Blue' Siskiyou Blue Grass 3B
Fragaria chiloensis Chilean Strawberry 3A
Fragaria sp. Pink Panda Pink Panda Strawberry A
Fraxinus latifolia Oregon Ash 13B
Fuchsia regia Vining Fuchsia 4.5A
Gaillardia 'Maxima Aurea' Blanket Flower B
Galium odoratum Sweet Woodruff 4.5A
Gaura lindheimeri Wand Flower 17B
Gomphostigma virgatum Otterbush C
Grevillea lanigera 'Mount Tamboritha' Prostrate Wooly Grevillea 4.5B
Grevillea lavandulacea 'Penola' Penola Lavender Grevillea 14.5B
Grevillea victoriae Royal Grevillea 4.5A
Haloragis erecta 'Wellington Bronze' Erect Seaberry 4B
Hedychium coronarium Ornamental Ginger 4.5A
Hemerocallis hybrids Daylily Hybrid D
Hemerocallis 'Kwanso' Hybrid Daylily 4.5
Hesperoyucca 'Whipplei Chaparral Yucca 17A
Heteromeles arbutifolia Toyon 13A
Hibiscus coccineus Star of Texas E
Hibiscus syriacus 'Red Heart' Rose of Sharon ('Red Heart') F
Hieracium maculatum Spotted Hawkweed 5A
Houttuynia cordata Houttuynia 4.5B
Houttuynia cordata 'Chameleon' Variegated Houttuynia 4A
Hyalis argentea var. argentea Olivillo or Blanquillo 7A
Hypericum androsaemum 'Albury Purple' St. Johnswort 14B
Iris germanica 'Pledge Allegiance' Bearded Iris 17B
Iris pseudacorus Yellow Flag Iris C
Juncus effusus var. pacificus Pacific Rush 13B
Juncus patens 'Carman's Gray' California Gray Rush 6B
Juncus patens 'Occidental Blue' California Gray Rush 13B
Juncus tenuis Pathway Rush 6A
Juncus xiphioides Irisleaf Rush 13B
Kniphofia uvaria Red Hot Poker 7A
Laurus nobilis Bay Laurel 14B
Lavandula angustifolia 'Munstead' English Lavender 8A
Lavandula stoechas 'Alba' White Spanish Lavender 8A
Leonotis leonurus Lion's Tail 4.5B
Leucanthemum vulgare Ox-Eye Daisy C
Leucanthemum x superbum 'Crazy Daisy' Shasta Daisy B
Leymus condensatus 'Canyon Prince' Wild Rye 6B
Libertia grandiflora New Zealand Iris 14A
Lonicera fragrantissima Winter Honeysuckle 14B
Lychnis coronaria Rose Campion 7A
Lychnis flos-cuculi Ragged Robin A
Lysimachia ciliata 'Atropurpurea' Loosestrife 14A
Lysimachia nummularia 'Aurea' Golden Creeping Jenny 4A
Mahonia aquifolium Oregon Grape 13B
Melon Charentais Charentais Melon Shade
Miscanthus sinensis condensatus 'Cosmopolitan' Maiden Grass 'Cosmopolitan' F
Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light' Maiden Grass 'Morning Light' F
Miscanthus sinensis 'Yaku Jima' Maiden Grass 'Yaku Jima' F
Muhlenbergia capillaris Pink Muhly Grass 18B
Muhlenbergia rigens Deer Grass 6A
Myrtus communis True Myrtle 8B
Nassella tenuissima Mexican Feather Grass 18A
Nepeta 'Six Hills Giant' Catmint 5B
Oenothera elata hookeri Hooker's Evening Primrose 6A
Oregano True Greek True Greek Oregano Shade
Origanum majorana 'Betty Rollins' Dwarf Oregano A
Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal' Switch Grass F
Panicum virgatum 'Prairie Sky' Switch Grass F
Parsley Flat Leaf Flat Leaf Parsley Shade
Patrinia scabiosafolia Patrinia 14B
Pavonia hastata Cape Mallow 9A
Pelargonium graveolens Rose-scented Geranium 5B
Pelargonium sidoides 'Burgundy Form' Burgundy Pelargonium B
Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Cassian' Fountain Grass E
Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Moudry' Black-Seeded Fountain Grass F
Pennisetum 'Fairy Tails' Fountain Grass F
Penstemon azureus Azure Penstemon 6B
Penstemon heterophyllus 'Margarita BOP' Margarita BOP Foothill Penstemon 16B
Penstemon 'Midnight' Penstemon D
Pepper Anaheim Chili Anaheim Chili Pepper Shade
Pepper Big Bertha Hybrid Big Bertha Hybrid Pepper Shade
Pepper Big Jim Big Jim Pepper Shade
Pepper California Wonder California Wonder Pepper Shade
Pepper Cayenne Long Thin Cayenne Long Thin Pepper Shade
Pepper Cayenne Purple Cayenne Purple Pepper Shade
Pepper Chocolate Beauty Chocolate Beauty Shade
Pepper Chocolate Hananero Chocolate Hananero Pepper Shade
Pepper Cubanelle Cubanelle Pepper Shade
Pepper Golden Calwonder Golden Calwonder Pepper Shade
Pepper Golden Treasure Golden Treasure Pepper Shade
Pepper Habenaro Orange Habenaro Orange Pepper Shade
Pepper Jaloro Jaloro Pepper Shade
Pepper Lipstick Lipstick Pepper Shade
Pepper Little Bells Little Bells Pepper Shade
Pepper Maule's Red Maule's Red Pepper Shade
Pepper Orange Bell Orange Bell Pepper Shade
Pepper Pasilla Bajio Pasilla Bajio Pepper Shade
Pepper Petit Marseillais Petit Marseillais Pepper Shade
Pepper Poblano Poblano Pepper Shade
Pepper Purple Jalapeno Purple Jalapeno Pepper Shade
Pepper Quadrato Asti Giallo Quadrato Asti Giallo Pepper Shade
Pepper Sweet Banana Sweet Banana Pepper Shade
Pepper Tam Jalapeno #1 Tam Jalapeno #1 Pepper Shade
Perovskia atriplicifolia Russian Sage 7B
Persicaria virginiana 'Painter's Palette' Knotweed 14B
Phalaris arundinacea picta 'Feesey' Ribbon Grass 4A
Phlomis fruticosa Jerusalem Sage 7B
Phlomis lanata Jerusalem Sage 7B
Phlomis purpurea Jerusalem Sage 7B
Phlomis samia Greek Jerusalem Sage 4.5A
Phygelius x rectus 'African Queen' Cape Fuchsia 4.5B
Phygelius x rectus 'Moonraker' Cape Fuchsia 5A
Pinus ponderosa Ponderosa Pine 13B
Plantago major 'Atropurpurea' Purple Plantain 5B
Pumpkin Cinderella Cinderella Pumpkin Shade
Punica granatum 'Nana' Dwarf Pomegranate 8A
Quercus douglasii Blue Oak 16B
Quercus lobata Valley Oak 16A
Quercus macrocarpa Burr Oak 19A
Quercus palustris Pin Oak D
Quercus suber Cork Oak 19A
Quercus wislizenii Interior Live Oak 16A
Ratibida columnifera Mexican Hat C
Rehmannia elata Chinese Foxglove 4A
Rhamnus (Frangula) californica Coffeeberry 13A
Rhus lancea African Sumac 19A
Ribes viburnifolium Evergreen Currant 3B
Rosa banksiae 'Alba Plena' White Lady Banks' Rose D
Rosa banksiae 'Lutea' Double Yellow Lady Banks' Rose C
Rosa chinensis 'Mutabilis' Mutabilis Rose C
Rosa 'Sally Holmes' Shrub Musk Rose C
Rosa woodsii var. ultramontana Wild Rose 16B
Rosmarinus officinalis 'Collingwood Ingram' Collingwood Ingram' 7B
Rosmarinus officinalis 'Majorca Pink' Rosemary 7B
Rosmarinus officinalis 'Prostratus' Prostrate Rosemary 8A
Rosmarinus officinalis 'Tuscan Blue' Rosemary 7B
Rudbeckia hirta 'Cherry Brandy' Gloriosa Daisy 5B
Rue Rue Shade
Ruellia brittoniana Mexican Petunia C
Sage Sage Shade
Salix purpurea Purple Osier E
Salvia apiana White Sage 16B
Salvia 'Bee's Bliss' Bee's Bliss Sage 6B
Salvia chamaedryoides Germander Sage 15A
Salvia clevelandii 'Allen Chickering' Blue Sage 6B
Salvia elegans Pineapple Sage 14.5B
Salvia greggii 'Purple Autumn Sage' Purple Autumn Sage 15B
Salvia greggii 'Red Autumn Sage' Red Autumn Sage 15A
Salvia involucrata Roseleaf Sage 14.5B
Salvia leucophylla Purple or Gray Sage - CA Native 6B
Salvia lyrata Lyreleaf Sage 15B
Salvia lyrata 'Purple Volcano' Lyreleaf Sage 15A
Salvia microphlla purple Purple Littleleaf Sage 15B
Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips' Hot Lips Sage 15A
Salvia microphylla 'San Carlos Festival' San Carlos Festival Sage 15A
Salvia microphylla 'Unique Red' Little Leaf Sage 15A
Salvia officinalis Common Sage 15B
Salvia sclarea Clary Sage 15B
Salvia spathacea Hummingbird Sage 3B
Salvia superba 'Rose Queen' Garden Sage 15B
Salvia uliginosa Bog Sage G
Salvia x jamensis 'Moonlight' Jame Sage 15A
Salvia x sylvestris 'May Night' Meadow Sage 15A
Sambucus nigra 'Variegata' Variegated Black 14A
Scabiosa columbaria 'Butterfly Blue' Pincushion Flower D
Scabiosa ochroleuca Pincushion Flower C
Sedum 'Autumn Joy' Stonecrop C
Sedum kamtschaticum Sedum 4B
Sedum 'Lemon Coral' Lemon Coral Sedum 5B
Sedum makinoi Stonecrop 4A
Sedum rupestre Spruce Sedum 5A
Sedum rupestre 'Angelina' Angelina Sedum 5A
Sedum spurium Sedum 14A
Sequoia sempervirens Coastal Redwood 3A
Sequoiadendron giganteum Giant Sequoia Shade Display
Sidalcea malviflora 'Palustre' Checkerbloom - CA Native 6B
Sideritis cypria Sideritis 5B
Sisyrinchium idahoense bellum Native Blue-eyed Grass 6A
Solanum laxum (jasminoides) White Potato Vine A
Solidago canadensis 'Summer Showers' Summer Showers Goldenrod D
Solidago rugosa 'Fireworks' Goldenrod E
Sphaeralcea ambigua Apricot Mallow 6A
Squash Crookneck-Early Golden Summer Crookneck-Early Golden Summer Squash Shade
Squash Lemon Lemon Squash Shade
Squash Scallop Yellow Bush Scallop Yellow Bush Squash Shade
Squash Zucchini Black Beauty Black Beauty Zucchini Shade
Stachys albotomentosa Hidalgo Stachys 5A
Stachys byzantina 'Countess Helen von Stein' Lamb's Ears 5B
Stipa ramosissima Pillar of Smoke F
Symphoricarpos albus Common Snowberry 3B
Syringa pekinensis Peking Tree Lilac H
Tanacetum vulgare Tansy 4A
Tanecetum parthenium 'Aureum' Golden Feverfew 5A & C
Teucrium fruticans Bush Germander 9A
Thyme Common Common Thyme Shade
Thymus praecox arcticus 'Albus' White Flower Thyme 4.5A
Thymus pseudolanuginosus Wooly Thyme A
Tilia cordata Little Leaf Linden H
Tomato Abe Lincoln Original Abe Lincoln Original Tomato Shade
Tomato Amish Gold Slicer Amish Gold Slicer Tomato Shade
Tomato Arkansas Traveler Arkansas Traveler Tomato Shade
Tomato Aunt Ruby's German Green Aunt Ruby's German Green Tomato Shade
Tomato Beefsteak Beefsteak Tomato Shade
Tomato Big Zac Big Zac Tomato Shade
Tomato Black Krim Black Krim Tomato Shade
Tomato Caro Rich Caro Rich Tomato Shade
Tomato Caspian Pink Caspian Pink Tomato Shade
Tomato Celebrity Celebrity Tomato Shade
Tomato Delicious Delicious Tomato Shade
Tomato Druzba Druzba Tomato Shade
Tomato German Giant German Giant Tomato Shade
Tomato German Red Strawberry German Red Strawberry Tomato Shade
Tomato Giant Oxheart Giant Oxheart Tomato Shade
Tomato Golden Jubilee Golden Jubilee Tomato Shade
Tomato Green Zebra Green Zebra Tomato Shade
Tomato Heinz 1439 Heinz 1439 Tomato Shade
Tomato Indigo Rose Indigo Rose Tomato Shade
Tomato Isis Candy Isis Candy Tomato Shade
Tomato Kellogg's Breakfast Kellogg's Breakfast Tomato Shade
Tomato Large Red Cherry Large Red Cherry Tomato Shade
Tomato Legend Legend Tomato Shade
Tomato Mexico Midget Mexico Midget Tomato Shade
Tomato Mong Mong Tomato Shade
Tomato Mortgage Lifter Mortgage Lifter Tomato Shade
Tomato Old German Old German Tomato Shade
Tomato Omar's Lebanese Omar's Lebanese Tomato Shade
Tomato Opalka Opalka Tomato Shade
Tomato Persimmon Orange Persimmon Orange Tomato Shade
Tomato Pineapple Pineapple Tomato Shade
Tomato Pink Berkeley Tie Dye Pink Berkeley Tie Dye Tomato Shade
Tomato Porter Porter Tomato Shade
Tomato Roma Roma Tomato Shade
Tomato San Marzano San Marzano Tomato Shade
Tomato Snow White Snow White Tomato Shade
Tomato Snowberry Snowberry Tomato Shade
Tomato Solar Flair Solar Flair Tomato Shade
Tomato Striped Stuffer Striped Stuffer Tomato Shade
Tomato Sungold Sungold Tomato Shade
Tomato Super Sioux Super Sioux Tomato Shade
Tomato Thessaloniki Thessaloniki Tomato Shade
Tomato Tigerella Tigerella Tomato Shade
Tomato Umberto Red Pear Umberto Red Pear Tomato Shade
Tomato Viva Italia Hybrid Viva Italia Hybrid Tomato Shade
Tomato Watermelon Beefsteak Watermelon Beefsteak Tomato Shade
Tomato Zapotec Pleated Zapotec Pleated Tomato Shade
Umbellularia californica California Bay Laurel 3A
Verbascum bobyciferum 'Silver Lining' Mullein 7A
Verbena bonariensis Tall Verbena 8A
Verbena lasiostachys Western Vervain - CA Native 6B
Verbena rigida Verbena 7A
Verbena rigida 'Polaris' Verbena 7B
Veronica liwanensis Veronica 4.5A
Veronica peduncularis 'Georgia Blue' Speedwell 4.5A
Vitex rotundifolia Beach Vitex A
Vitis californica California Grape 13B
Weigela 'Fine Wine' Fine Wine Weigela 14B
Zauschneria (see Epilobium) California fuchsia 6B

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