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Plant of the Week 01/24/2020

Yerba Mansa - Anemopsis californica Zone 4-7

With leaves that resemble thick spinach, this plant has been used as a medicine by the Natives for a variety of uses. Produces several cone like white flowers, which is made up of many tiny flowers. Spend flowers brown into seed pods of the same shape.

Grows naturally in marshy areas in NM and surrounding states, it prefers to moist soil with short periods of drought. Blooms late spring/early summer.

Can reach 18" tall and spreads through roots. Plant in full to partial sun.

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