- Sat Apr 25, 2020 3:16 pm
Recap of the clues.
1. Native to Canadian Territories of British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan.
2. Native to the US, all states west of the Mississippi, except North Dakota, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, and Arizona.
3. Purple flowers.
4. Lives in low grasslands, to wetlands, to high mountain forests and meadows.
5. Lives anywhere from 3,000 to 9,000 feet above sea level.
6. Perennial. This plant, and others of the more than 400 members of its genus, are often used in landscaping, edging, hanging baskets, centerpieces, and even portraits if planted that way.
7. Leaves and stems are edible. I've used them in salads when I was working as a Chef.
8. Protocarnivorous, it has sticky stems and leaves.
9. Native American Blackfeet Indians used parts of the plants to treat gastrointestinal issues and to help stop excessive bleeding. Edit: Other tribes also used it for other medicinal purposes.
10. I haven't specified this yet, but the common name is 3 words. I have used 2 of these words multiple times.
Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes the reason is that I make bad decisions.