Equisetaceae Equisetum sp.

Mare's Tail

Costanoan - Drug, Contraceptive

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 4

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Scientific name: Equisetum sp.
Common names: Mare's Tail
Family: Equisetaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Costanoan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Contraceptive
Notes: Decoction of plant used as a contraceptive.

RECRD: 85503 id: 13478