Taken during a medicine-gathering hike on the prairie. I don’t know what these tiny little plants are, because I still have a lot to learn about mosses, but I think these are really cute. Pic from November.
Seen on Rattlesnake Butte, on the SD side of the reservation. Linda Black Elk told me that it is called Núŋǧe Yazáŋ Pȟežúta, or Earache Medicine. She said that people dry it and apply a poultice of the leaves for an earache. I am not sure what the English or Latin names are, and IContinue reading “Núŋǧe Yazáŋ Pȟežúta”
Still need an ID on these. Anyone?