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El Dia de Los Muertos

El Dia De Los Muertos, translated the Day of the Dead, is celebrated in Mexico and Latin America. It is a three-day holiday, beginning on October 31st and running through November 2nd. On these days, it is believed that the dead return to the family home. The family goes through ...
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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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Echinacea

Echinacea spp Other NamesĀ Purple coneflower (E. purpurea), pale purple coneflower(E. pallida), Narrow-leaf purple coneflower(E. augustofolia), Kansas ni--erhead, Sampson root, American coneflower, Black Sampson, Black Susan, Comb flower, Hedgehog, Indian Head, Kansas snakeroot, Red sunflower, Rock-up-hat, Scurvy root, Snakeroot General Information Echinacea is a native of North America and can be ...
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Dandelion

Taraxacum officinale Other Names: pissabeds Dandelions are common weeds all over the world with varieties native to Asia, Europe, and North America. The leaves are long and deeply serrated forming a basal rosette that emerges directly from the Earth above a long central taproot. The flowers that appear on a ...
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Cypress

Cupressaceae spp Cypress is the common name for the trees and shrubs in the Cupressaceae family of conifers. Cypress have needle-like leaves when they are young, and scale like leaves when they are older. They produce tight, roundish cones. Many of these cones hold tight to their seeds until they ...
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Chestnut

Also known asĀ Jupiter's Nut, Sardian Nut, Husked Nut There are many species of chestnut. They grow all over the world including Europe, Asia and the Americas. Native lore about the chestnut generally refers to the chestnut that grows in the region the lore originated from, but they can and are ...
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