, yarrow, moth mullein, yellow sweet cover, meadow goat's beard, milkweed, and great mullein line the roads to Tillamook, Oregon and the ocean.
The annual spring thaw brings back the prehistoric look--succulent new greenery dappled with the colour of blooming orchids; sundew, butterwort, and other carnivorous plants lying in wait for mosquitoes and blackflies; and hairy cow parsnip
taller than a one-horned monoclonius.
For example, she says a fresh plant extract of skullcap (a member of the mint family) reduces nerve inflammation; a tincture of milky oats (i.e., immature oat seeds) can rebuild the neuronal myelin sheath that is often damaged in MS and SCI; an external liniment of cow parsnip
(a common weed that is a member of the parsley family) is a traditional Southwestern Hispanic remedy for treating injured nerves and stimulating regeneration; external application of St.
All parts of this plant, which can be confused with wild carrots or cow parsnip
, can be toxic, although the seeds contain the highest proportion of poison.