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Virginia sneezeweed got its name from early settlers who would dry the flower heads and grind them into a snuff. People sniffed the snuff to make them sneeze and open stuffy noses.


Author: Diane O'Reilly Lill

Editors: Anukriti Sud and Dr. Brian Meilleur

Research Assistant: Laura Sessions

Computer Input: Nicole Engler

Reviewers: Special thanks to the following scientific and editorial reviewers at the Missouri Botanical Garden: Dr. Larry DeBuhr, Director of Education; Ms. Sandra Rode, Manager of Education Services; Ms. Barbara Addeleson, Manager of Science Outreach; Dr. Kayri Havens, Conservation Coordinator

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