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Cattail Moonshine & Milkweed Medicine

The Curious Stories of 43 Amazing North American Native Plants

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Storey Publishing, LLC
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Number Of Pages
256
Publication Date
September 20, 2016
ISBN
9781612126609

Cattail Moonshine & Milkweed Medicine

The Curious Stories of 43 Amazing North American Native Plants

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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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Product details

Published By
Storey Publishing, LLC
Categories
Number Of Pages
256
Publication Date
September 20, 2016
ISBN
9781612126609

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