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Desert Chia- A Native Wild Food sonoran desert plants wild food Jul 22, 2022

Introduction

     Desert chia(Salvia columbariae) is our native desert version of store-bought chia (Salvia hispanica), which is a cultivated seed originally from Central America, and is popularly considered a “superfood” for its wide range of nutritional...

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Mesquite: A Desert Staple Food sonoran desert plants wild food Jul 21, 2022

 

Introduction

     In this article we're going to look at the edible uses velvet mesquite(Prosopis velutina). Mesquite beans were an extremely to the native inhabitants of the Southwest, providing a staple food that rivaled corn in its importance. There is no doubt that...

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What To Do If You Get Lost wilderness survival Jan 12, 2022

This video demonstrates a last-resort land navigation technique to help you find your trail if you get lost in the wilderness. It should only be used when all else fails.

This method helped me find my way back to the trail when I got lost in south Florida in 2016.

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Snake Bites and Butterflies- The Story of an Extraordinary Desert Vine ecology fun and interesting medicinal plants sonoran desert plants Jan 06, 2022

Introduction

     The Watson’s dutchman’s pipe, also called desert pipevine, is a unique desert vine with some very interesting features… Not only has this little vine been historically used as a snakebite remedy, it also has a fascinating life story...

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