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Rosemary

Rosmarinus officinalis Other Names Polar Plant, Compass-weed, Compass Plant, Rosmarinus coronarium, Incensier General Information An evergreen shrub native to the Mediterranean, rosemary has spruce-like leaves that are green on the top and whitish beneath. In the spring and summer, the plant may put out blue flowers if the weather is humid ...
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Poppy

Papaveraceae spp The poppy is a common wildflower in many parts of the world including North America, Asia and Europe. It is often found growing in fields, both wild and cultivated grain fields. There are many varieties of poppies in just about any color you could wish for. The bowl-shaped ...
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Nutmeg

Myristica fragrans The spice known as nutmeg is the seed of an evergreen tree that is native to the Banda Islands of Indonesia, also known as the Spice Islands. The covering of this same seed yields the herb Mace. It is now grown in parts of Malaysia, India and the Caribbean ...
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Thyme

Thymus spp. Thyme is a member of the mint family. It is generally a low growing perennial, winter hardy to zone five. Leaves are generally dark, gray-green in color and the labiate flowers are tiny and generally pink. Blooms in early to midsummer. There are many tiny oval-shaped leaves on each ...
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Eyebright

Euphrasia officinalis Eyebright is an annual herb that is common to dry fields and pasture lands in its native Britain and also in the U.S. where it has become naturalized. It is about 2-8 inches high and bears spikes of small labiate flowers in white or purple veined with darker ...
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Yule Log

The Yule Log is a tradition possibly of Germanic or Nordic origin. The log itself is traditionally the largest, hardest log that can be gotten from the nearby forest with the intention that it will burn hotly and brightly through the longest night of the year. The log would be ...
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