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Fall Flowers

I started to collect samples in the field of plants used for women’s reproductive health with the help an indigenous woman from the area – one of the remaining keepers of the traditional ecological knowledge.

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ALLIGATORFLAG; FIREFLAG (Thalia geniculata)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: ALLIGATORFLAG; FIREFLAG (Thalia geniculata)

Wetlands plant. Tall, large leaves.

Learn: http://plants.ifas.ufl.edu/plant-directory/thalia-geniculata/

Larval host:  Brazilian Skipper (Calpodes ethlius)  http://www.fnps.org/plants/plant/thalia-geniculata… 40 more words

Florida Native Plant

Ethnobotany

I’m still a romantic and I’m still searching for a harmonious life. I find myself in Querétaro – a city changing rapidly. The city is unscrupulously erasing history and giving in to the urban sprawl and shopping malls. 81 more words

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NATtalk: Kumeyaay Ethnobotany: Shared Heritage of the California

Lecture/Slideshow at the San Diego Natural History Museum on October 17, 2017, 7-9 pm.

“Join anthropologist and author of Kumeyaay Ethnobotany Michael Wilken-Robertson and photographer Deborah Small as they explore the remarkable interdependence between native peoples and native plants of the Californias. 24 more words

California Native Plants

Article #17 - Entheogens in the Pyrenees

Whilst walking up in the high forests I came across a lovely little example of Amanita muscaria or Fly Agaric, the archetypal mushroom of the European forests. 1,496 more words

Folklore

A blessing invoking the forest guardian spirits for all the plants of the world.

Four members of the Kaxinawá Tribe from the Brazilian Amazon state of Acre, on the borders with Peru, visited Kew earlier this week to bless the plants in a traditional ceremony. 83 more words

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