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The Misunderstood Dandelion

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The Misunderstood Dandelion

     Here in the Hocking Hills, the land around us is beginning to green and the ever popular dandelions are beginning to make their appearance.  This little yellow flower, seen as a weed or a nuisance to many, is an essential to others.            The dandelion has many beneficial qualities. The nutritional value to these little flowers is quite impressive.  The best part is that the whole plant can be used. The leaves are rich in vitamins A, E, K, B1, B2, B6, and vitamin C.  The leaves are also packed with magnesium, iron, copper,...

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