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Witches Sticks in Idaho...


Salt Lake City, US
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BJNicholls Gold Member Awarded for his contributions to the community and the Resources Charter Member
Thu 19-Jul-01 03:08 AM

We just did a weeklong trip to the Sawtooths in Idaho. We did a lot of mountainbiking and hiking and I didn't get much photography time. The "witches sticks" (a medieval name for the plant) are woolly mullein stalks that are a year or more old. In those days, the stalks were dipped in tallow to make torches. It's amazing what trivia you can learn via a Google search...



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