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silverleaf Indian breadroot

Capt. Lewis, Winter 1804 - No 103. is the growth of the open praries. it seldom grows higher it is said to be good for inflamed eyes the leaves are immerced in water and being bruised with the fingers a little the water is squeezed from it and occasionally droped when could upon the eyes.

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