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Title:                     California Sagebrush

'Iipay Name:       kwachash

Family:                 Asteraceae

Genus/Species:  Artemisia californica 

 

Traditional Uses:   

Poultice for ant bites; boil and bathe in water for measles; tea for sickness/colds; burn for purification; used to mask your sent when hunting; insect repellent

Collected on the Barona Indian Reservation, San Diego County, April 14, 2016

Collector:            Avellaka Aguilar