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California Sagebrush / kwachash

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Family: Asteraceae
 

Genus/Species: Artemisia californica
 

'Iipay Aa Name: kwachash
 

Common English Name: California Sagebrush

Traditional Use: 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

 

Collector: Mia Hernandez
 

Date Collected: March 7, 2019
 

Mounted: April 4 & 11, 2019