Asteraceae Erigeron foliosus var. foliosus

Leafy Fleabane

Miwok - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Barrett, S. A. and E. W. Gifford, 1933, Miwok Material Culture, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 2(4):11, page 173174

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Scientific name: Erigeron foliosus var. foliosus
USDA symbol: ERFOF (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Leafy Fleabane
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Miwok
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Decoction of root and vinegar weed used as a bath for pustules and skin eruptions from smallpox.

RECRD: 20513 id: 13754