yerba mansa


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Related to yerba mansa: yerba santa, Anemopsis californica
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Noun1.Yerba mansa - stoloniferous herb of southwestern United States and Mexico having a pungent rootstock and small spicate flowers with white bracts suggesting an anemoneyerba mansa - stoloniferous herb of southwestern United States and Mexico having a pungent rootstock and small spicate flowers with white bracts suggesting an anemone
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
Anemopsis, genus Anemopsis - one species: yerba mansa
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At the edge of such water, yerba mansa (Anemopsis californica, Zones 7 to 10) makes a pretty planting.
Caption: Sweet violets (left) thrive in partial shade and can be used as a cough remedy, while antimicrobial yerba mansa (right) loves the sun.