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Wildflowers - Curlycup Gumweed

Curlycup Gumweed - Grindelia squarrosa
Curlycup Gumweed - Grindelia squarrosa
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
The sticky resin of the Curlycup Gumweed makes the plant unpalatable to animals. The resin was used by settlers to ease itching from poison ivy.

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