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creeping juniper

Capt. Lewis, October 16, 1804 - (104 No) October the 16 a dwarf cedar of the open praries seldom ever rises more than six inches high it is said to be a stimilating shrub it is used as a tea by the Indians to produce sweat. they would make a handsome edging to the borders of a gardin if used as the small box sometime is.

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