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Wildflowers - False Gromwell

False Gromwell, Western marbleseed - Onosmodium molle
False Gromwell, Western Marbleseed - Onosmodium molle
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
The coarse hariness on the False Gromwell causes grazing animals to avoid this plant. The Lakota made a tea fomr the root and seeds to treat swellings on injured horses.

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Prairie Dog Barking

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