Berberidaceae Achlys triphylla (Sm.) DC.

Sweet After Death

Thompson - Other, Insecticide

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 186

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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: Thompson
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Insecticide
Notes: Decoction of plant used as a furniture and floor wash for lice, bedbugs and other household pests.

RECRD: 32577 id: 1111