Papaveraceae Dicentra formosa (Haw.) Walp.

Pacific Bleedinghearts

Skagit - Drug, Dermatological Aid

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: Dicentra formosa (Haw.) Walp.
USDA symbol: DIFOF (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Pacific Bleedinghearts
Family: Papaveraceae
Family (APG): Papaveraceae
Native American Tribe: Skagit
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Infusion of crushed plants used as a wash to make hair grow.

RECRD: 85072 id: 12446