Home

Plants

Tree of Life

ID
  
 
Healthy Home Gardening
 
Mule Fat
Asteraceae
Baccharis salicifolia


gardengeek
gardengeek
Type Categories Useful Parts

Shrub

Asteraceae Family

Baccharis Genus
Other Names for this Plant

Seepwillow, Water-wally, Glasswort


Compare Species
?

Asteraceae
Asterales
Asterales
Star Order (Daisies)
Euasterids II
Euasterids II
Real Stars Group Two
Asteridae
Asteridae
Class of Stars (Daisies)
Core Eudicots
Core Eudicots
Main, Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Eudicots
Eudicots
Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Mesangiospermae
Mesangiospermae
Half Capsule Seed Division
Magnoliophyta
Magnoliophyta
Magnolia Division
Spermatophytes
Spermatophytes
Seed Plants
Euphyllophytina
Real Land Plants
Polysporangiates
Multiple Spore Sub-Kingdom
Stomatophytes
Stomatophytes
Air Pores Sub-Kingdom
Embryophytes
Embryophytes
Multicellular Land Plants
Streptobionta
Streptobionta
Multicellular Plants
Plantae
Plantae
Plants
Eukaryota
Eukaryota
Cells with a Nucleus


General Information

common near water sources.
accumulates significant amounts of sodium into its structures. This means that its ashes produce a sodium-rich soda ash rather than a potassium-rich potash
Navajo people use this plant in a compound infusion of plants used as a lotion for chills from immersion
The stem is used for primitive fire-making.





Mule Fat


Comment: Mule Fat, Baccharis salicifolia

Look for Mule Fat on:
Google: Mule Fat Wikipedia: Mule Fat YouTube: Mule Fat
Phylogenetic Tree of Life

Learn how to create a custom
Tree of Life





© Copyright 2006 - 2017 HealthyHomeGardening.com.
All Rights Reserved.
Web Design by Artatom