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gardengeek
gardengeek
Indian Coleus
  Indian Coleus April 15, 2014
intestinal disturbance and liver fatigue, respiratory disorders, heart diseases and certain central nervous system disorders contains rosmarinic acid, flavonoid glucuronides and diterpenoids. produces forskolin Forskolin may be helpful in controlling the underlying cause of glaucoma [[]]http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forskolin[[]] Pickle the roots used for toilet paper sometimes confused with the native plant with similar properties but different uses, boldo. Indian Coleus
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gardengeek
gardengeek
Cassava, Mandioca
  Cassava, Mandioca April 10, 2014
Cassava is the third largest source of food carbohydrates in the tropics, after rice and maize. Cassava, Mandioca
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avgjoe
avgjoe
Unknown
  Unknown October 01, 2013
http://www.hutterites.org/wp-content/uploads/Fruit%20with%20
taste%20like%20carrots.jpg
Unknown
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xfersx
xfersx
Psychotria Viridis
  Psychotria Viridis August 03, 2013
Chacruna. This is a sacred plant used by shamans and curanderos in their native rituals. The Machiguenga people of Peru use juice from the leaves as eye drops to treat migraine headaches. Psychotria Viridis
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xfersx
xfersx
Amaranthus Tricolour
  Amaranthus Tricolour August 01, 2013
Amaranthus Tricolour
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xfersx
xfersx
Scleranthus Biflorus
  Scleranthus Biflorus August 01, 2013
Scleranthus Biflorus
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xfersx
xfersx
Mandragora Turcomanica
  Mandragora Turcomanica August 01, 2013
Mandragora Turcomanica
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xfersx
Mimosa Pudica
  Mimosa Pudica August 01, 2013
http://www.ijpsdr.com/pdf/vol5-issue2/1.pdf Mimosa Pudica
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xfersx
xfersx
Lilium Formosanum
  Lilium Formosanum August 01, 2013
Lilium Formosanum
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lilyb67
lilyb67
oblong shiney leaves with white lines in the leaves
  oblong shiney leaves with white lines in the leaves June 15, 2013
oblong shiney leaves with white lines in the leaves
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terrahbell
terrahbell
Wild ginger
  Wild ginger May 23, 2013
Wild ginger
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adenholmes123
adenholmes123
Tagetes patula 'Mr. Magestic'/ Fench Marigold
  Tagetes patula 'Mr. Magestic'/ Fench Marigold July 12, 2012
Used to keep away plant eating insects Tagetes patula 'Mr. Magestic'/ Fench Marigold
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Esselean
Esselean
Chinese Water Chestnut
  Chinese Water Chestnut July 09, 2012
Chinese Water Chestnut grass-like sedge grown for its edible corms. It ia an aquatic vegetable that grows in marshes, underwater in the mud. It has tube-shaped, leafless green stems that grow to about 1.5 metres Chinese Water Chestnut
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forager
forager
Wild Grass
  Wild Grass June 23, 2012
Wild Grass
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Producer
Producer
Chicory
  Chicory June 13, 2012
Wikipedia: Root chicory contains volatile oils similar to those found in plants in the related genus Tanacetum which includes Tansy, and is similarly effective at eliminating intestinal worms. All parts of the plant contain these volatile oils, with the majority of the toxic components concentrated in the plant's root.[16] Chicory is well known for its toxicity to internal parasites. Studies indicate that ingestion of chicory by farm animals results in reduction of worm burdens,[17][18][19] whi Chicory
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Siri
Siri
Evening Primrose
  Evening Primrose June 12, 2012
Evening Primrose
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Siri
Siri
Yarrow
  Yarrow June 12, 2012
Yarrow
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gardengeek
gardengeek
Whitetop Sprouts
  Whitetop Sprouts April 03, 2012
This is an edible weed, that is like a strong radish. It is a member of the Brassica family. Whitetop Sprouts
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crystalskye
crystalskye
Common Evening Primrose
  Common Evening Primrose September 03, 2011
http://www.complete-herbal.com/details/eveningprimrose.htm Common Evening Primrose
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sdelgado831
sdelgado831
Creeping Woodsorrel
  Creeping Woodsorrel May 12, 2011
Close to the ground, brown leaves, small yellow flowers, looks like clover Creeping Woodsorrel
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Biocentric333
Biocentric333
Redleaf Japanese Barberry Flowers
  Redleaf Japanese Barberry Flowers January 20, 2011
Redleaf Japanese Barberry Flowers
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Biocentric333
Biocentric333
Taube Lace Cap Hydrangea
  Taube Lace Cap Hydrangea October 09, 2010
Hydrangea flowers bloom from early spring through late fall. The coloration depends on the pH of the soil. Acidic soil will produce flowers which appear to be blue, neutral pH will produce pale petals, and alkaline soils produce flowers which appear pink to purple. The hydrangea is known as a hyperaccumulator and the change in pigment depends on the amount of aluminum ions present in the soil. The roots and leaves of certain Hydrangea species are known to have some medicinal value. However, it i Taube Lace Cap Hydrangea
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dontfencemein
dontfencemein
Great Lobelia
  Great Lobelia September 16, 2010
Great Lobelia
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dontfencemein
dontfencemein
Cardinal Flower
  Cardinal Flower September 16, 2010
Cardinal Flower
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dontfencemein
dontfencemein
 Common Chicory
  Common Chicory September 16, 2010
 Common Chicory
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Thunder
Thunder
RedBud
  RedBud August 30, 2010
Early settlers sometimes used redbud blossoms as a salad food. Redbud bark was used to treat common maladies and sometimes even leukemia. Medicinal Uses: A tea made from the inner bark is highly astringent. Used in the treatment of fevers, diarrhea and dysentery, it is also a folk remedy for leukemia. A cold infusion of the roots and inner bark have been used to treat various chest complaints including whooping cough and congestion. Bark of redbud has been used as an astringent in the treatment RedBud
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Desert_Sage
Desert_Sage
Yucca Fruit
  Yucca Fruit August 22, 2010
Yucca Fruit
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sebastian23
sebastian23
Ocimum tenuiflorum  -  Sweet Holy Basil - Tulsi
  Ocimum tenuiflorum - Sweet Holy Basil - Tulsi July 22, 2010
This photo was taken by the caretaker of the plant, and I can ask for closeups if necessary. Ocimum tenuiflorum  -  Sweet Holy Basil - Tulsi
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gardengeek
gardengeek
Sego Lily
  Sego Lily July 19, 2010
Sego Lily
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Thunder
Thunder
Beets
  Beets July 15, 2010
In earlier times, people exclusively ate the beet greens and not the roots. The ancient Romans were one of the first civilizations to cultivate beets to use their roots as food. The tribes that invaded Rome were responsible for spreading beets throughout northern Europe where they were first used for animal fodder and later for human consumption becoming more popular in the 16th century. Beets' value grew in the 19th century when it was discovered that they were a concentrated source of sugar, Beets
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