[LMB] Plant names (was Re: a new subject tag for "Lois, don't read this"??)

D Echelbarger diane at dendarii.com
Sun, 23 Dec 2001 11:06:31 -0600


Mark said:
> Well, I thought of these:
>  - numbwort

Is numbwort one of those rare Barrayaran plants that actually has a
positive use?  IOW, is a numbwort poultice an "old mountain granny"
treatment for pain?

>  - tan-my-hide

Another one with a potentially positive use, no?  :)

Or are you thinking "tan" as a synonym for "whup"? <G>

>  - toothbush. Note that there's no "r" in the name; it's extremely
> thorny.

<snicker>

Make good fence/hedge material then, wouldn't they?

Diane E