Euphorbiaceae Croton californicus Muell.-Arg.

California Croton

Luiseno - Drug, Abortifacient

Use documented by:
Sparkman, Philip S., 1908, The Culture of the Luiseno Indians, University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology 8(4):187-234, page 231

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Scientific name: Croton californicus Muell.-Arg.
USDA symbol: CRCAC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: California Croton
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Family (APG): Euphorbiaceae
Native American Tribe: Luiseno
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Abortifacient
Notes: Plant used for abortions.

RECRD: 84705 id: 11478