Tag Archives: medicinal plant

Prickly Wild Rose (Rosa acicularis)

I do hope these itsy bitsy plants coming up are Prickly Wild Rose. They are small, and I haven’t seen Prickly Wild Rose since my mom and dad were camping, hunting, and fishing in Alaska. I was camping with them, … Continue reading

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White Milkwort (Polygala alba)

Found a good size patch of White Milkwort on the south side of my property. Pretty little things, emphasis on little, maybe 6 inches tall and delicate fairy flowers in the food forest. They were small enough that I used … Continue reading

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Spearmint (Mentha spicata)

Spearmint is one of my favorite herbs, and for those who say it gets out of hand, I say you aren’t using it enough. ┬áIt is so easy to pull out anyway, and makes a great anti-insect mulch around other … Continue reading

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Pale Wolfberry (Lycium pallidum)

Hallelujah, I found two Pale Wolfberry plants this morning! I have been looking for this plant for three years. Identification is about 90 percent, since it is not in bloom; however, I have seen this shrub around San Luis de … Continue reading

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Herbs, Greek Oregano (Origanum vulgare hirtum)

Greek Oregano is more strongly flavored than standard Oregano. I planted my kitchen Oregano in the raised herb bed today. As I fill around each herb, the bed is filling with its final soil layer. Commercial Oregano is rarely Oregano, … Continue reading

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