Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium (Gnaphalium obtusifolium)
Soil: (Xeric)Dry Sun: Full to Part Height: 1′-3′ Color: White Bloom: July-September Flowers: The flower heads are oblong and surrounded by papery bracts. Leaves:
This plant is attractive to the Painted Lady Butterfly (larval food)! It also has an everlasting- type flower that is nice for Dried Bouquets. Leaves are aromatic when crushed!
Medicinal Uses: The Menominee Indians used smoke from burning leaves to revive people who had fainted. The fragrant smoke was also thought to be useful in warding off evil spirits and bad dreams while reviving memories. It was chewed to relieve mouth sores and also to treat dysentery, coughing, ulcers, sprains, bruises, delirium, and fever. Food Uses: Other Uses: More Information: Useful for dry soils and woodland edges. Name: Other Names: Rabbit Tobacco