Apache Plume Fallugia paradoxa at Wupatki Ruins
"Navajo call this shrub 'The Feather-Tipped Plant' as dense plumes of feathery-tailed seeds may coat bushes form April to October. The stems grow as straight as arrowshafts, for which they were often used. Pai use them for cradleboards, Navajo for weaving tools. Some believe the plant can cause insanity through witchcraft." Source: Sign at Wupatki National Monument
Seen at Wupatki National Monument, Arizona, USA
Wupatki National Monument
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|Is the organism wild/naturalized?||Unknown|
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