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Verbena bonariensis1
Vervain was a plant known to have magical attributes in the Tortallan Universe. Thrown into a fire the leaves of the vervain plant enabled a gifted person to See in the flames and thus get answers for one's questions. Maude Tanner used this method when Alanna and Thom of Trebond came to her, asking for her help in their plan to switch places.[1]

Notes and references

  1. Alanna: The First Adventure, Cp. 1 (p. 5; Random House paperback)
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