Berberidaceae Achlys triphylla (Sm.) DC.

Sweet After Death

Lummi - Drug, Emetic

Use documented by:
Gunther, Erna, 1973, Ethnobotany of Western Washington, Seattle. University of Washington Press. Revised edition, page 31

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Scientific name: Achlys triphylla (Sm.) DC.
USDA symbol: ACTR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sweet After Death
Family: Berberidaceae
Family (APG): Berberidaceae
Native American Tribe: Lummi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Emetic
Notes: Infusion of smashed plants taken as an emetic.

RECRD: 80416 id: 1105