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Gumplant - Grindelia sp.

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New Mexico, USA

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Robust native wildflower with history of use for treating poison ivy/oak and other medicinal uses. Sturdy plant blooms quite prolifically for a wildflower! Thick, leathery leaves are very drought and heat tolerant.

I believe this is a west coast variety, probably hardy to about zone 6 or 7.

Grown in the hot high desert SW, zone 8a, in marginally improved, very sandy clay using permaculture and organic, low-nitrogen methods.

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Looking for: Interested in plants/seeds that can grow in zone 8a, preferably. Especially plants for desert or hot regions. Interested in all sorts of plants useful in permaculture, unusual legumes and other nitrogen fixers, and native SW plants.