Medicinal wild plants of the prairie: an ethnobotanical guide

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University Press of Kansas, 1992 - Health & Fitness - 340 pages
One of the most important, original contributions to American medicinal plant literature in decades. Combining thoughtful insight with thorough research, this book has broad appeal, yet is scientifically sound--a rare blend with lasting value.

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Achillea millefolium Yarrow
16
Ambrosia artemisiifolia Ragweed
32
Artemisia ludoviciana White Sage
46
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Alma Hogan Snell is the granddaughter of the famed Crow medicine woman Pretty Shield, on whose life the classic "Pretty-shield" is based. She is the author of "Grandmother's Grandchild: My Crow Indian Life," available in a Bison Books edition. Lisa Castle is a graduate student in biology at the University of Kansas. Kelly Kindscher is an associate scientist at the Kansas Biological Survey and the author of "Medicinal Wild Plants of the Prairie: An Ethnobotanical Guide,

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