Polemoniaceae Eriastrum sparsiflorum (Eastw.) Mason

Great Basin Woolstar

Paiute, Northern - Drug, Gastrointestinal Aid

Use documented by:
Fowler, Catherine S., 1989, Willards Z. Park's Ethnographic Notes on the Northern Paiute of Western Nevada 1933-1940, Salt Lake City. University of Utah Press, page 128

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Scientific name: Eriastrum sparsiflorum (Eastw.) Mason
USDA symbol: ERSPS2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Great Basin Woolstar
Family: Polemoniaceae
Family (APG): Polemoniaceae
Native American Tribe: Paiute, Northern
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gastrointestinal Aid
Notes: Decoction of stalks taken as an emetic for stomach troubles.

RECRD: 9036 id: 13564