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angled green, spine-like

towers above tangled verge

crowned in pink flowers

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Visit Barnes Arboretum Medicinal Garden

By Phran Novelli

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - So many medical treatments and miracle cures – herbal remedies to mass market pharmaceuticals – begin with plants. From ginger for motion sickness to Aspirin from willow trees; to Digitalis, commonly known as Foxglove, for heart ailments; to breakthrough breast cancer treatments found in the bark of a yew. 116 more words

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Downy False Foxglove

This flower is considered parasitic as it grows only on old oak roots, the kind of thing a mushroom would do. This was my first time ever encountering it. Roane County.

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Arcana is a comic book series original appearing in 1994, written by T.S. Wells with art by Rob Clark. The independent fantasy comic was published under the creators’ names, “Wells & Clark”, out of Grimsby, Ontario.   166 more words