A Pocket Guide to Herbs
Identifies the most common herbs, with a picture, quick reference box, and informative text for each. Includes information about the history and folklore of herbs and the traditional and contemporary use of herbs.
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English Mace Achillea ageratum
Bugle Ajuga reptans
Chives Allium schoenoprasum
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