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Friday, January 3, 2020

January 3, 2020

Location: Private residence, Blountston

This is Ilex vomitoria
Its name is intentional, not a fluke
Native Americans used it in a ceremonial tea
Which was consumed in large quantities then puked.

Sources: LiveScience - Caffeinated 'Vomit Drink' Nauseated North America's First City

Photo and text © 2020 Dee Fairbanks Simpson

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