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Lungfire Seasonal Remedy

In celebration of the recent cold front, I went to sleep with all the windows in my home open.  In Central Texas, the brutal heat had finally broke and I was looking forward

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Wildscaping & Wild Cultivation of Native Texas Edible & Medicinal Plants

Originally Published for the Native Plant Society of Texas in 2009 Abstract: Wildscaping and wild cultivation of native plants offer areas for wildlife and habitat

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Late Fall/Early Winter Wild Texas Medicinals

Texas is weird. Growing and collecting plants is a hard call. The most influential factors for collecting plants in the wild are temperature, light, how much rain we’ve

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Common Hill-Country Texas Medicinal Plants

Central Texas Hill Country is a very unique bioregion consisting of limestone and aquifers that bubble up to the surface and back into the ground. There isn’t much soil, or

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Gumweed, Grindelia

Gumweed’s official latin name is Grindelia.  Central Texas species include microcephala, ciliata, and squarrosa It is in the Asteraceae  (or Compositae) family of

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