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Close up to Root Beer Plant.


By Stan510

Close up to Root Beer Plant. (Piper auretum.)

Nice foliage..soft.

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Tell me more about root beer - have never known what it is.

16 Apr, 2018


Root beer is a drink Steragram .

16 Apr, 2018


Well,you can Google Wiki on that one..but it does explain why in old time cowboy movies they sometimes ask for a "Sassparilla"!
No,this isn't that plant..but the leaves do have an aroma like that.

16 Apr, 2018


Thanks 3d -I did know it was a drink though - the "beer" word gives it away, lol! I was wondering how it was made and if you make it at home, and what it tastes like etc.
I used to be given sarsaparilla in the spring when I was a child to "purify the blood". Nobody toled me how it got contaminated over the winter but perhaps they meant it helped clear infections. Seem to remember it had a nice liquoricy flavour.I will Google it as you suggest Stan.

16 Apr, 2018


I had to too!...

16 Apr, 2018

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