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white sagebrush:


  • Native Americans used White Sagebrush as a medicine. Mainly used for headaches, fever, cough, cold, and flu.

  • Above ground, sagebrush is a nurse plant, creating crucial conditions for other native plants to grow.

  • Herbivores feed on White Sagebrush.


Our 6th and 7th grade class has been trying to answer the question of whether we should preserve the Palouse Prairie that has 99.9% disappeared.  One of our case studies involved native and invasive plant species and their current role in the Prairie ecosystem.


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