All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Soap Plant</strong>
<em>Chlorogalum pomeridianum divaricatum</em>
Pt. Reyes National Seashore 
July 4, 2008

This Soap Plant had straight leaves, in contrast to the Wavy-leaf variety I saw at the Elkhorn Slough 2 years ago. A soapy substan...
Soap Plant
Chlorogalum pomeridianum divaricatum
Pt. Reyes National Seashore
July 4, 2008

This Soap Plant had straight leaves, in contrast to the Wavy-leaf variety I saw at the Elkhorn Slough 2 years ago. A soapy substance in the roots was once used by early Native Americans as a shampoo.

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