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Virtual Exhibit - Heritage Project

California Sagebrush / kwachash


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: Angie Lopez

Date Collected: March 7, 2019

Mounted: April 4 & 11, 2019

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