|Scientific name||Conyza canadensis|
|Identifying Characteristics||Thin and hair with yellow florets|
- 1-7′ tall,
- Leaves alternate around stem
- Flowers less than 1/8th inch across
- No floral scent noticeable
- Tufts of light brown or white hair
- Prefers full sun, grows typically anywhere
- Horseweed was used by Europeans and Native Americans as a remedy for diarrhea and dysentery as well as to stop bleeding.
- The oil of the plant was used with cinnamon oil to stop the bleeding in the digestive tract.
- The flowering tops are used as a tea for fevers, cough and sore throat.
- Medicinal Uses
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