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Oenothera curtiflora

velvet weed 2

This plant is called oenthera. Its common name is velvet weed. Its species is gaura mollis. It is a flowering plant. Velvet weed grows in the southwest region of California. It is green and has purple flowers. It is edible and people use it in food. It is used for skin irritations. You put oil on your skin and it will prevent/stop the irritation. It grows in dry open fields. Humans can eat it.

recources 2

1. Evening promise herb.com
2. Plants.usda.gov/core/profile.com
3.Wildflower.org/plants/result.php.

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Isabel, age 13

Sources and Credits

  1. (c) Chuck Sexton, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/7189069
  2. (c) kristen_himm, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)

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