Equisetaceae Equisetum sp.

Mare's Tail

Aleut - Drug, Poison

Use documented by:
Bank, II, Theodore P., 1953, Botanical and Ethnobotanical Studies in the Aleutian Islands II. Health and Medical Lore of the Aleuts, Botanical and Ethnobotanical Studies Papers, Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters, page 428

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Scientific name: Equisetum sp.
Common names: Mare's Tail
Family: Equisetaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Aleut
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Poison
Notes: Decoction of plant fed to hated guest as a magical poison.

RECRD: 85501 id: 13475