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Record #:
16364
Abstract:
The \"palmer Christian\" or Palma Christi is a palm tree of sorts that happens to grow unexpectedly in Bladen County, North Carolina. The Palma Christi was thought to be a charm against witchcraft and parts of its root could be used to promote quick and easy childbirth.
Record #:
35810
Abstract:
The authors asserted them as a healthy and free supplement to the modern American diet: wild plants. To assure the collection is healthy were books such as Walter Muenscher’s Poisonous Plants of the United States and A Guide to Medicinal Plants of the United States. Helping to concoct a recipe for success were plants that could be eaten raw (dandelions and onions), ones that must be cooked (burdock roots and milkweed), and dishes such as dandelion salad.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 7 Issue 2, Mar/Apr 1979, p48-49
Record #:
26799
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Chemists have demonstrated that a group of compounds called phyto-estrogens, found in a number of common plant species, produce in some animals the same infertile effects that the birth control pill produces in women. This discovery raises questions regarding the rate of plant extinction and implications for both humans and wildlife.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 28 Issue 3, Mar 1981, p11
Record #:
36156
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This collection of the top ten photos included categories such as ages of the photographers, plants, landscapes, outdoor recreation, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, and animal behavior. Nearly all of the winners came from towns in North Carolina’s three regions.