Onagraceae Epilobium ciliatum ssp. ciliatum

Coast Willowweed

Potawatomi - Drug, Antidiarrheal

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1933, Ethnobotany of the Forest Potawatomi Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 7:1-230, page 66

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Scientific name: Epilobium ciliatum ssp. ciliatum
USDA symbol: EPCIC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Coast Willowweed
Family: Onagraceae
Family (APG): Onagraceae
Native American Tribe: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antidiarrheal
Notes: Infusion of root used 'to check diarrhea.'

RECRD: 85443 id: 13264