Earth represents matter, grounding, boundaries, structure, density, protection, trust, ancestors, tradition, knowledge, memory, nourishment, attraction/magnetism, and gravity. On the physical level it manifests in the bones, muscles, uterus, and digestive system; on the mental/emotional through focus, determination, stubbornness, respect for tradition, grounding, calmness, and trust. Plant Teachers: Cottonwood, Devil's Club, Yarrow, and Cascara Sagrada. Also...Ether (Dogwood), Center (Redcedar), and how to tap into this work. PDX Plant Medicine Gathering, Nov. '10.