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Chaenactis douglasii

Douglas false yarrow, Douglas' dustymaiden (Chaenactis douglasii)
Chaenactis douglasii
Common Names Chaenactis, Douglas false yarrow, Douglas' dustymaiden
Family Composites, Sunflower
Flower Color White to pink
Plant Type Herb

Douglas false yarrow, Douglas' dustymaiden (Chaenactis douglasii) Douglas false yarrow, Douglas' dustymaiden (Chaenactis douglasii)

Douglas false yarrow, Douglas' dustymaiden (Chaenactis douglasii) Douglas false yarrow, Douglas' dustymaiden (Chaenactis douglasii)

Chaenactis, Douglas false yarrow, Douglas' dustymaiden (Chaenactis douglasii)

Douglas False Yarrow is a perennial plant that grows to be 15-50 cm tall. Infusion of the plant is used as a wash for chapped hands, insect bites, boils, tumors, and swellings by the Okanagon, and Thompson. A strong decoction of the plants were applied to snakebites by the Thompson, Okanagon, and Paiute

Chaenactis, Douglas false yarrow, Douglas' dustymaiden (Chaenactis douglasii)


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Dr. Clinton C. Shock
Clinton.Shock@oregonstate.edu

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