Equisetaceae Equisetum hyemale L.
Thompson - Other, Fertilizer
Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., Laurence C. Thompson and M. Terry Thompson et al., 1990, Thompson Ethnobotany: Knowledge and Usage of Plants by the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, Victoria. Royal British Columbia Museum, page 86
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Scientific name: Equisetum hyemale L.
USDA symbol: EQHYA (View details
at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Scouringrush Horsetail
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Fertilizer
Notes: Stem liquid used to kill any type of weed. The stem segments were pulled apart and the water was splashed over the weeds.
RECRD: 32019 id: 13413