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NPR: Here's The Buzz On America's Forgotten Native 'Tea' Plant

NPR: Here's The Buzz On America's Forgotten Native 'Tea' Plant

Yaupon growing in the wild in east Texas. This evergreen holly was once valuable to Native American tribes in the Southeastern U.S., which made a brew from its caffeinated leaves.

Murray Carpenter for NPR

During a severe drought in 2011, JennaDee Detro noticed that many trees on the family...