The Okanagan's Most Unwanted
Eastern Fox Squirrel and Hound's Tongue, partners in crime
The Eastern Fox Squirrel
- They can rotate it's ankles 180 degrees when climbing down tree trunks, poles, etc.
- They like to be social, and you can often hear them chirping from the trees.
- They aren't very picky about what they eat.
- This plant used to be used for medicinal purposes
- Some people will plant this in their boats or gardens to ward off rats and mice because of the distinct smell it gives off.
- It is in the same family as the Chinese forget-me-not (Cynoglossum amabile)