Sylphion http://kufm.org en Sylphion: Worth its Weight in Ancient Silver http://kufm.org/post/sylphion-worth-its-weight-ancient-silver <p>September 28th &amp; 30th, 2013: Sylphion was so valuable to the ancient North African city of Cyrene - the only place where it grew - that the plant was pictured on the city's coins. People harvested sylphion to extinction for its medicinal and seasoning properties. <a href="http://www.floradelaterre.com" target="_blank">http://www.floradelaterre.com</a></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 14:00:00 +0000 mtpr.org 8561 at http://kufm.org Sylphion: Worth its Weight in Ancient Silver