Asteraceae Crepis acuminata Nutt.

Longleaf Hawksbeard

Shoshoni - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Train, Percy, James R. Henrichs and W. Andrew Archer, 1941, Medicinal Uses of Plants by Indian Tribes of Nevada, Washington DC. U.S. Department of Agriculture, page 62

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Scientific name: Crepis acuminata Nutt.
USDA symbol: CRACA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Longleaf Hawksbeard
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Shoshoni
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Poultice of seeds or whole plant applied to sore breasts to induce milk flow.

RECRD: 84696 id: 11457