Hydrophyllaceae Eriodictyon californicum (Hook. & Arn.) Torr.

California Yerbasanta

Costanoan - Drug, Dermatological Aid

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 13

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Scientific name: Eriodictyon californicum (Hook. & Arn.) Torr.
USDA symbol: ERCA6 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: California Yerbasanta
Family: Hydrophyllaceae
Family (APG): Boraginaceae
Native American Tribe: Costanoan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Plant combined with other herbs and used for infected sores.

RECRD: 85663 id: 13865