Edible usesThere are no edible uses listed for Grindelia humilis.
The plant has been used in the treatment of itching skin eruptions caused by contact with poison oak (Rhus spp.).A homeopathic remedy is prepared from the leaves and flowering stems.
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This species is not hardy in the colder areas of the country, it tolerates temperatures down to between -5 and -10°c.There is some confusion over the correct name for this species. The report on medicinal uses in  relates to G. cuniefolia, a name that has been used by two authors. G. cuniefolia. non Nutt. is said to be a synonym of G. humilis and so the entry has been made here.
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Polycultures & Guilds
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