Asteraceae Erigeron caespitosus Nutt.

Tufted Fleabane

Paiute - Drug, Antidiarrheal

Use documented by:
Train, Percy, James R. Henrichs and W. Andrew Archer, 1941, Medicinal Uses of Plants by Indian Tribes of Nevada, Washington DC. U.S. Department of Agriculture, page 70

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Scientific name: Erigeron caespitosus Nutt.
USDA symbol: ERCA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Tufted Fleabane
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Paiute
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antidiarrheal
Notes: Strong decoction of root taken for diarrhea.

RECRD: 85540 id: 13716