Mexican tea or epazote, Chenopodium ambrosoides L., native to tropical America
- a dicot in the Chenopodiaceae family -
Epazote has a stong creosote-type odor.
Epazote, or Mexican tea, is a common herb used in Tex-Mex cuisine
Common in open, dry areas throughout the preserve.
Epozote grows to 24 in open areas
 

Epazote grows to 24 inches in sunny locations during the late summer months. This nice patch grows just west of the picnic area.

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