Mugwort, Artemesia douglasiana Besser., native
- a dicot in the Asteraceae family -
Common Names: Douglas' sagewort

Mugwort is common in the riparian forest and the oak woodland.
It has a pleasing herbal scent. The image above is an early season specimen,
it does turn more gray-green as the summer temperatures increase.

To relieve the irritating rash caused by stinging nettle,
rub a crushed green mugwort leaf on your skin every few minutes. 

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