|Trixis (Trixis californica)|
DESCRIPTION: Shrub to 3'. Leaves are simple, lance-shaped, slightly toothed (or smooth-edged), dark green, and give off a foul odor when crushed. Flowers are in yellow heads and bloom anytime after rain, but most commonly in spring. Compositae (Sunflower) Family.
NATURAL HISTORY: "The Seri regard this plant as a panacea, claiming that there is nothing that this medicinal herb is not good for" (ASDM 2000).