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cup plant

Yellow daisy-type flowers 3-7 ft (1-2.5m) Big scary leaves joined together at base with “cup” indent where stem goes through. Astringent, used for bleeding and heavy menstrual periods, ulcers, liver and spleen. High in protein, used as livestock food. Has resin that smells like turpentine. Sap used as chewing gum to freshen breath and prevent nausea. Young leaves and shoots used in salads, roots used medicinally. Used for fever, asthma, spleen, heart, liver, gallbladder, bile, cholesterol, antiseptic. Related to Prairie Dock, Rosinweed.
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Researchers are exploring whether cup plant could be grown in low, moist prairies generally unfit for cropland.
Project goals include studying genetic variation and developing molecular markers in cup plant populations from the eastern Great Plains; developing new cultivars that can be grown in combination with other biomass crops; determining best practices such as seeding rate, row spacing, harvest timing and nutrient management so that producers will know how to grow the plant; determining life histories of insect pests; and determining biochemical composition.
According to Boe, cup plant, or Silphium perfoliatum, is a member of the sunflower family found in moist low ground in the eastern Great Plains, where it can grow more than 7 feet tall.
The Company operates two bleached kraft paperboard and pulp mills, one recycled paperboard mill, four sheeting and distribution centers, one extrusion coating plant, three cup plants, four folding carton plants and five wood products mills in the United States along with one uncoated free-sheet mill and one sheeting and distribution center in the United Kingdom.
The Handi-Kup operations contributed to the venture included four foam cup plants, located in Corte Madera, Calif.
The Company operates two bleached kraft paperboard and pulp mills, a recycled paperboard mill, four sheeting and distribution centers, an extrusion coating plant, three cup plants, four folding carton plants and five wood products mills in the United States along with an uncoated free-sheet paper mill and a sheeting and distribution center in the United Kingdom.
The joint venture resulting from the combination of Handi-Kup with Benchmark's six WinCup foam cup plants will represent the second largest producer of foam cups in the U.
The Company operates two bleached kraft paperboard and pulp mills, one recycled paperboard mill, four sheeting and distribution centers, one extrusion coating plant, five cup plants, four folding carton plants and five wood products mills in the United States along with one uncoated free-sheet paper mill and one sheeting and distribution center in the United Kingdom.
The company operates two bleached kraft paperboard and pulp mills, one recycled paperboard mill, four sheeting and distribution centers, one extrusion coating plant, six cup plants, four folding carton plants and five wood products mills in the United States along with one uncoated free-sheet paper mill and one sheeting and distribution center in the United Kingdom.