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Dec
14
Saturday
Dec
14
Sat
Edible & Medicinal Plants Tour at Boyce Thompson ArboretumSports/Outdoor :: Nature Walk
Edible & Medicinal Plants Tour at Boyce Thompson Arboretum
1:30 PM
Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park
Description:
Edible & Medicinal Plants Tour - Learn the edible and medicinal uses of native desert plants along our Curandero Trail on a leisurely walk guided by Jim Shepherd. Expect a few tasting samples, too; Jim usually shares samplers of agave syrup, mesquite flour and prickly pear cactus fruit jelly with his guests -- while explaining ways that native plants such as prickly pear cacti, ratany, agaves and jojoba have fed, healed and clothed Sonoran desert peoples for more than one thousand years.

* * * Please note: this guided tour explores the Curandero Trail, which has steep sections that are not suitable for visitors who use wheelchairs or walkers
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Age Group: All Ages
Venue: Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park
Address: 37615 U.S. Highway 60 Superior, AZ 85178
Phone: 520-689-2811

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