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Cattail Moonshine & Milkweed Medicine: The Curious Stories of 43 Amazing North American Native Plants
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International Herb Association's  2017 Thomas DeBaggio Book Award Winner
2016 Silver Nautilus Book Award Winner
History, literature, and botany meet in this charming tour of how humans have relied on plants to nourish, shelter, heal, clothe, and even entertain us. Did you know that during World War II, the US Navy paid kids to collect milkweed’s fluffy white floss, which was then used as filling for life preservers? And Native Americans in the deserts of the Southwest traditionally crafted tattoo needles from prickly pear cactus spines. These are just two of the dozens of tidbits that Tammi Hartung highlights in the tales of 43 native North American flowers, herbs, and trees that have rescued and delighted us for centuries.
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2016 Silver Nautilus Book Award Winner
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Foreword
Preface
The Wonder of Plants
Meet Our Plant Allies
Agave
Alder
Amaranth
Blueberry
California Bay
California Poppy
Cattail
Cottonwood
Cranberry
Echinacea
Elderberry
Gooseberry & Currants
Hawthorn
Hibiscus
Hickory
Horse Chestnut/Buckeye
Horsetail
Maple
Mesquite
Mexican Cacao/Chocolate Tree
Milkweed
Nettles
North American Mint
Oak
Panic Grass
Passionflower
Persimmon
Pine
Prickly Pear & Cholla
Raspberry & Blackberry
Saw Palmetto
Spruce
Squash
Sunflower
Valerian
Walnut
Wild Rice
Wild Rose
Wild Yam
Willow
Witch Hazel
Yew
Yucca
Credits
Index