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3rd Grade Garden Volunteer Native Plant Identification October 22, 2010

Filed under: 2010-2011 school year — gardenexplorer1 @ 5:37 am
Explorer’s Third Grade Garden Volunteers are getting ready to introduce students to the native plants used by the Kumeyaay indians. Here is a rough guide to the plants of the native garden.

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basket brush -- basketry

Bear Grass — basketry

black sage — medicine

bladderpod — food/medicine

California Sagebrush/Artemisia

California Poppy (not blooming) — medicine

Coffeeberry — medicine

coyote bush/ baccharis pilularis (dward)

deer grass — baskets

golden yarrow — medicine

hollyleaf cherry

lemonadeberry — food

Volunteers are getting ready to teach Explorer’s third graders about the native plants used by the Kumeyaay indians. This guide will help our volunteers identify the native plants in our garden.

Arroyo Willow -- used for houses, baskets, medicine. Contains salicylic acid.

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