While out harvesting, I came upon this unusual
Tamarack (?) Larch (thanks, Tony!). I saw several people gathering the succulent baby cones. I wondered for what purpose they could be used.
I am no expert on trees, apart from the few that I use regularly in my herbal remedies. For this, I must rely upon Tony Tomeo. Tony, Can you help me identify this unusual yet ubiquitous (in one part of our forest) conifer? And perhaps shed some light on the uses of their cones?
My Herbarium is a place for finding the natural path to healing and wellness. Being connected to nature replenishes our spirit and we can find what we need to support our bodies’ curative systems even in our own gardens. I am a student of nature. The treasure that surrounds us amazes me every day.
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