Cornaceae Cornus canadensis L.

Bunchberry Dogwood

Paiute - Drug, Eye Medicine

Use documented by:
Mahar, James Michael., 1953, Ethnobotany of the Oregon Paiutes of the Warm Springs Indian Reservation, Reed College, B.A. Thesis, page 98

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Scientific name: Cornus canadensis L.
USDA symbol: COCA13 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Bunchberry Dogwood
Family: Cornaceae
Family (APG): Cornaceae
Native American Tribe: Paiute
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Eye Medicine
Notes: Mashed roots strained through a clean cloth & used as an eyewash for the removal of foreign objects.

RECRD: 1507 id: 10853