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.

Last updated: April 10, 2015

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