Golden Face

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#fcd975 color imageA colourful note: goldenrod colour is named after the goldenrod flowers, a plant that has had a variety of health uses.  In many areas it has acted as a traditional kidney tonic for kidney stones,  whilst Native Americans chewed the leaves to relieve sore throats and the roots to ease toothache.
The first known recorded use of goldenrod as a colour name in English was in 1915, and it became a Crayola shade in 1958.


aDSC_0636_ppCopyright Debbie Smyth, 9 February 2016

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