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Prickly Saxifrage

Prickly Saxifrage

Prickly saxifrage
Saxifraga tricuspidata

The leaves can be used to make tea. They also help heal cuts.

A'asaat is also another name for the plant. A'a is the sound one makes when hurt. Like saying "Ow" or "ouch", when touching the prickles.

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Photo taken @ I on 18 June 2019 (© The Bone Collector II / Flickr)

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