Any idea what sweet fern is?
This lady sells an itch salve, supposedly better than jewelweed after a rash has taken hold. She mentions sweet fern a lot. Does anyone know anything about the plant?
I saw an App that helps identify plants but cant find it anymore
One of the biggest issues I face is figuring out what plant I am looking at when its in nature. I had a similar issue when I taught earth science. In the lab, it was easy to identify the rocks, but once outside it was a whole different story. A few months ago, I ran across an APP that you could take a picture of the plant…
Dr Duke's Database in Beta from NIH
I'm so thrilled to have just discovered that the database of Dr Duke (the ethnobotanist who recently passed away, sigh) is online. https://phytochem.nal.usda.gov/phytochem