Euphorbiaceae Croton setigerus Hook.


Costanoan - Other, Hunting & Fishing Item

Use documented by:
Bocek, Barbara R., 1984, Ethnobotany of Costanoan Indians, California, Based on Collections by John P. Harrington, Economic Botany 38(2):240-255, page 249

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Scientific name: Croton setigerus Hook.
USDA symbol: CRSE11 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Croton
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Family (APG): Euphorbiaceae
Native American Tribe: Costanoan
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Hunting & Fishing Item
Notes: Pounded roots thrown into freshwater pools or dammed streams to stupefy fish.

RECRD: 20750 id: 11485