Phragmites australis – Common Reed

Phragmites australis – Common Reed
FAMILY: Gramineae: Poaceae GENUS: Phragmites SPECIES: Australis COMMON NAMES: Calamus vallaris, Canna Sepiaria, Carrizo, Common Reed, ‘eqpe’w (Chumash), Lok’aa’ (Navajo, ‘tube’), Phragmites (Greek), Reedgrass A perennial grass with...

Phalaris arundinacea – Reed Canary Grass

Phalaris arundinacea – Reed Canary Grass
FAMILY: Gramineae: Poaceae GENUS: Phalaris SPECIES: Arundinacea COMMON NAMES: Bentgrass, Reed Canary Grass, Glanzgras, Reed Grass Phalaris arundinacea is a perennial grass with gray-green stalks that grow about 2 meters tall, long, wide leaves with rough edges, and...

Barquinha

Barquinha
–By Nicholas Saunders and Anja Dashwood Nicholas The last ayahuasca ritual we attended in Brazil was the Barquinha, a split off the Santo Daime and the smallest of the three established Brazilian churches who use ‘huasca’, as its called in Brazil. As...
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