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Welcome to the Barona Cultural Center & Museum
Virtual Exhibit - Heritage Project

California Sagebrush - Collected on the Barona Indian Reservation, San Diego County


  • Family: Asteraceae

  • Genus/Species: Artemisia californica

  • 'Iipay Aa Name: kwachash

  • Common English Name: California Sagebrush

  • Traditional Uses: poultice for ant bites; boil and bathe in water for measles; tea for sickness/colds; burn for purification; used to mask your scent when hunting; insect repellent

  • Collector: Ethan Doerr

  • Date Collected: March 27, 2017

  • Mounted: April 28th and May 1st, 2017

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