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Herb Plant Profile

Japanese Thistle

While it may be a mean looking plant, it is a powerful herbal ally for pollinators, animals, and humans alike.

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Loquat

The Loquat, a tree native to Japan, is easy to identify and is commonly grown in the Southern US as an ornamental and fruit bearing tree. Loquat fruit, seeds, and leaves are full of beneficial plant compounds and have been used in traditional medicine for thousands of years.

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Meadow Garlic

A perennial leafy survivor that thrives in grassy areas and produces edible flowering bulbs.

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Mexican Mint

A hardy, ubiquitous, and easy to grow evergreen plant that is good for the garden, kitchen, and apothecary.

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Mint

Mint is a prolific and easy to grow herb. It comes in many varieties and has a long list of medicinal and culinary uses.

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Pepperweed

Well known and used in Cuba for ailments related to the kidneys and respiratory issues.

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Pine

Pine trees are a common tree with a host of medicinal and utilitarian uses. There are seven varieties of pine native to Florida and countless more introduced varieties.

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Rosemary

This aromatic evergreen shrub is currently being researched for its potential benefits to alleviate complications caused by obesity and diabetes, inflammation-associated conditions, and neurological deficits.

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Sea Grape

This small sprawling tree has large tropical looking leaves that make it popular as a landscaping tree in beach communities. The fruits and leaves are edible and have a number of medicinal properties.

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Sea Oxeye

A daisy-like salt marsh flower that is common to Florida beaches.

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