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White Pond Lilies and Canoe, Maine, 2000

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A tangle of white pond lilies sits in the front of a canoe in a Maine pond. Pond lily roots are used in traditional medicines to treat a range of disorders, including skin wounds and inflammation, both internal and external.

(Photo shot on assignment for, but not published in, "Nature's Rx," April 2000, National Geographic magazine)

Photograph by Lynn Johnson

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