• Echinacea purpurea or Purple Coneflower
  • Passionflower Passiflora incarnata
  • Evening Primrose "Ozark Sundrops"
  • Chinese Leopard Flower or Blackberry Lilly
  • Yellow Dotted Mint Monarda punctuata
  • Dandelion with a pollinator friend

Elder, American

a wider ranging species which grows throughout the country east of the Rockies. Closely related to Sambucus Nigra from Europe they can reach 4 to 12 feet in height depending on fertility. The dark blue berries are a wonderful medicine traditionally used as a potent antiviral as winter Syrup or tincture as well as wine and as jam . Elder flowers are a wonderful Tea when feverish especially combined with Yarrow . Like the other Elders all parts of the tree are useful. With a long and colorful history in European traditions An Elder is a powerful and beautiful medicinal shrub for any herbscape. Hardy to zone 3 Categories – Medicinal Trees and Shrubs , Native American Herb

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