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Physical Setting
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Tucson Plants
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Trixis (Trixis californica)
trixisDESCRIPTION: 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).

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