Photos from September 02, 2017 Plant Walk

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Showing the seeds of wild grape (Vitis L.)

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While a bit tart, highbush cranberry (Viburnum trilobum) can be made into a delicious and nutritious jam or sauce.

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Rose hips (Rosa spp.) are a great source of vitamin C

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Staghorn Sumac (Rhus typhina)

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English Plantain (Plantago lanceolata)

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Wild Bergamot (Monarda fistulosa)

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Jewelweed, (Impatiense capensis), is a great treatment for the irriation of poison ivy.

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Wintergreen, (Gaultheria procumbens), is a great analgesic and anti-inflammatory.

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Testing natures toothbrush, Sassafrass (Sassafras albidum)

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There is nothing better than Indian Cucumber (Medeola virginiana)

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While I talk about the identification and usage of Witch Hazel (Hamamelis virginiana), a walk attendee demonstrates either a hug, or a rear naked choke.