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Have you ever wondered what medicinal plants look like growing in their natural state?

We have assembled a gallery of some of the more well-known and frequently asked-about herbs.

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Achillea millefolium - Yarrow

Ligusticum porteri - Osha

Aesculus hippocastanum - Horse Chestnut

Linum usitatissimum - Flax

Alchemilla vulgaris - Lady's Mantle

Mahonia repens - Oregon grape root

Aloe vera - Aloe

Matricaria chamomilla - Chamomile

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi - Uva-ursi, Bearberry

Medicago sativa - Alfalfa

Astragalus membranaceus - Astragalus root

Nepeta cataria - Catnip

Avena sativa - Oat (cultivated)

Oenothera biennis - Evening Primrose

Ceanothus fendleri - Red root

Passiflora incarnata - Passion flower

Cimicifuga racemosa - Black Cohosh

Phytolacca americana - Poke root

Cynara scolymus- Artichoke

Proboscidea parviflora - Devil's claw

Datura wrightii - Datura

Rhamnus purshiana - Cascara sagrada

Dioscorea villosa - Wild yam

Scutellaria latiflora - Scullcap

Echinacea purpurea - Echinacea (purple coneflower)

Serenoa repens - Saw Palmetto

Echinacea angustifolia - Echinacea

Silybum marianum - Milk thistle

Eschscholtzia californica - California poppy

Tanacetum parthenium - Feverfew

Hamamelis virginiana - Witch hazel

Trifolium pratense - Red clover

Humulus lupulus - Hops

Urtica dioica - Nettle (stinging)

Hydrastis canadensis - Goldenseal

Valeriana officinalis - Valerian

Hypericum perforatum - St. John's wort

Viburnum opulus - Cramp bark

Larrea tridentata - Chaparral

Vitex agnus-castus - Vitex

These images are courtesy of Michael Moore and the Southwest School of Botanical Medicine.

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