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Ground Ivy

Botanical Name: Nepeta hederacea (syn. Glechoma hederacea, Nepeta Clechoma) | Family: Lamiaceae or Labiatae Common name(s): Ground Ivy, Creeping Charlie, Ale Hoof, and many more! GROWING Herbaceous;

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Senna

Botanical Name: Cassia angustifolia, C. senna, C. acutifolia | Family: Leguminosae Common name(s): Senna GROWING Subtropical shrub native to India and Africa | 6 1/2 feet

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Dill

Botanical Name: Anethum graveolens | Family: Umbelliferae Common name(s): Dill GROWING Annual; herbaceous | 2-3 feet tall  | Feathery leaves, yellow umbel flowers, seeds in late

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Aniseed

Botanical Name: Pimpinella anisum | Family: Umbelliferae Common name(s): Aniseed, Anise GROWING Annual; herbaceous | 1 1/2 – 3 feet tall  | Feathery leaves, yellow umbel

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Calamus

Botanical Name: Acorus calamus | Family: Araceae Common name(s): Sweet Flag, Calamus, Sweet Sedge GROWING Perennial | Zones 4-11 | 1-4 feet tall  | Cattail-like leaves, flowers

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Fennel

Botanical Name: Foeniculum vulgare | Family: Umbelliferae Common name(s): Fennel GROWING Perennial; herbaceous | Zones 6-9 | 4-5 feet tall  | Yellow umbels bloom from July until

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Cascara sagrada

Botanical Name: Rhamnus purshiana | Family: Rhamnaceae Common name(s): Cascara Sagrada, Sacred Bark, California Buckthorn GROWING Evergreen Tree | Zones 4a-9b | 32 feet tall  | Flowers

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Gentian

Botanical Name: Gentiana lutea | Family: Gentianaceae Common name(s): Gentian, Yellow Gentian GROWING Perennial | Zones 3-9 | 3-4+ feet tall  | Yellow flowers grow in

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Turkey Rhubarb

Botanical Name: Rheum palmatum | Family: Polygonaceae Common name(s): Turkey Rhubarb, Chinese Rhubarb GROWING Perennial | Zones 6-9 | 9 feet tall  | Palmate, roughish leaves.

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Blessed Thistle

Botanical Name: Cnicua benedictus | Family: Compositae Common name(s): Blessed thistle, Holy thistle GROWING Annual; herbaceous | Zone 5-9 | 10-30 inches tall | Hairy leaves and stems. Stems are 5-sided.

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Mugwort

Botanical Name: Artemisia Vulgaris | Family: Compositae Common name(s): Mugwort, Moxa, Cronewort GROWING Perennial; herbaceous | Zone 4-8 | 4-5 feet tall | Spikes of whitish green flowers on top of purple stems.

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Spearmint

Botanical Name: Mentha spicata | Family: Labiatae Common name(s): Spearmint Spearmint (and all members of the mint family) has the same medicinal properties as Peppermint. Please refer to that

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Peppermint

Botanical Name: Mentha Piperita | Family: Labiatae Common name(s): Peppermint GROWING Perennial; herbaceous | Zone 5-9 | 2 feet tall | Spikes of purple flowers in mid- to late summer

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Horseradish

Botanical Name: Amoracia rusticana | Family: Cruciferae Common name(s): Horseradish GROWING Perennial; herbaceous | Zone 4-9 | 2-3 feet tall | White flowers when it blooms, which is infrequent Full sun/dappled shade |

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Ginger

Botanical Name: Zingiber officinale | Family: Zingiberaceae Common name(s): Ginger GROWING Perennial; herbaceous | Zone 9-11 | 3-4 feet tall | Stems are actually leave stalks wrapped tightly around each other, which branch

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Cinnamon

Botanical Name: Cinnamomum zeylanicum / verum | Family: Lauraceae Common name(s): Cinnamon, Cinnamon Tree GROWING Tree | Zones 9-11| 32-49 feet tall (may be kept trimmed to 3-8 feet in

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Parsley

Botanical Name: Petroselinum crispum | Family: Umbelliferae Common name(s): Parsley GROWING Biennial; herbaceous | Zones 5-8 | 12-20 inches tall | White, umbel flowers in early to midsummer in the second year

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Gravel Root

Botanical Name: Eupatorium purpureum | Family: Compositae Common name(s): Joe-Pye Weed, Trumpet Weed, Purple Boneset, Queen of the meadow, Kidney root GROWING Perennial | Zones 3-8 | 5-6 feet tall |

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Juniper Berries

Botanical Name: Juniperus communis | Family: Cupressaceae Common name(s): Juniper GROWING Evergreen tree or shrub | Zones 2-9 | Gardens, yards, fields Full sun HARVESTING Harvest the ripe berries (they ripen the second

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Licorice Root

Botanical Name: Glycyrrhiza glabra | Family: Leguminosae Common name(s): Licorice GROWING Tender perennial | Zones 7-10 | 4-5 feet tall | Lavender and white flowers in mid to late summer Well-drained soil | Full sun to partial

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