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Interesting Nature Facts #48 – Indian Paintbrush

by | Nov 15, 2018

Native peoples around the continent have historically used the flowers of the Indian Paintbrush as a condiment for green salads, a hair tonic, and for various medicinal uses, but ingestion is generally not considered to be a good idea as it can be toxic in even low doses.

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Interesting Nature Facts is a series about the flora, fauna and places that make North America so amazing. Posts include nature photos that are short & sweet, and all about the native and naturalized wildlife that is all around us with just one or two interesting nature facts that you might not know about. If you want to find out even more, simply click on the image or links above!

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