Portulacaceae Claytonia perfoliata Donn ex Willd.

Miner's Lettuce

Thompson - Drug, Eye Medicine

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., Laurence C. Thompson and M. Terry Thompson et al., 1990, Thompson Ethnobotany: Knowledge and Usage of Plants by the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, Victoria. Royal British Columbia Museum, page 241

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Scientific name: Claytonia perfoliata Donn ex Willd.
USDA symbol: CLPEP (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Miner's Lettuce
Family: Portulacaceae
Family (APG): Portulacaceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Eye Medicine
Notes: Plant used for sore eyes and for 'helping someone to see the right.'

RECRD: 33125 id: 10151