Portulacaceae Claytonia sibirica var. sibirica

Siberian Springbeauty

Hesquiat - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J. and Barbara S. Efrat, 1982, Ethnobotany of the Hesquiat Indians of Vancouver Island, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 71

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Scientific name: Claytonia sibirica var. sibirica
USDA symbol: CLSIS (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Siberian Springbeauty
Family: Portulacaceae
Family (APG): Portulacaceae
Native American Tribe: Hesquiat
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Poultice of chewed leaves used on cuts and sores.

RECRD: 686 id: 10174