New Jersey Tea – Ceanothus Americanus: Redroot of Edible & Medicinal Wild Plants

New Jersey Tea - Ceanothus Americanus

In Chippewa, odiga’dimanido’ refers to prairie redroot, New Jersey Tea’s close relation. Both have red roots and thus redroot as a folk name. They have the same uses and host the same caterpillars. This plant will certainly end up in our pollinator series for the Wood Folk Diaries! The shrub New Jersey tea (ceanothus americanus), while …

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