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Indigenous Plants & Native Uses in the Northeast

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Food: Seeds can be roasted as caffeine-free coffee substitute.

Medicine: A tea from the plant helps urinary tract disorders.

Technology: A variety of bedstraw (G. triflorum) was used to perfume stored belongings.

Note: Also called Cleavers.

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