OT: Chalgrove Lake
>>Date: Sat, 20 Sep 1997 00:30:26 -0700
>>From: John <John@Rain-Garden.com>
>>Organization: Rain Garden Corp.
>>To: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
>>Subject: OT: Chalgrove Lake
>>To: Bill Shear <email@example.com>
>>If I were a beaver I would not eat I. pseudacorus either because:
>>The Yellow Flag rhizome was formerly much employed as a medicine, acting
>>as a very powerful cathartic, but from its extremely acrid nature is now
>>seldom used. An infusion of it has been found to be effective in
>>checking diarrhoea, and it is reputed of value in dysmenorrhoea and
This is what I was looking for. John Hopkins gets a plant of I. albicans,
and so does Rusty Thornburg, for getting very close to the right answer.
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