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Sierra Wildflowers and Medicinal Plants

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CourseGraphic Explore the Sierra foothills in search of natural botanical remedies. Learn to identify plants by name, appearance and use. Get to know which temperatures, altitudes and environmental factors foster or discourage growth. Encounter beneficial blooms like rabbit brush, cat’s paw and Mormon tea used to treat common cold symptoms. Discover how to lessen pain with blazing star, soothe rashes with mariposa lily and find out how best to utilize willow, the plant aspirin is derived from, as an all purpose healing tool.

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Sat

Field Trip

Renee Swackhamer 



Please read:  We will be in either Hunter Creek Area, Caughlin Ranch Area or Thomas Creek Area. Location will be determined based on best blooming area.



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
6/6/2020 - 6/6/2020 Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Reno, Field Trip  Map Renee Swackhamer