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

California Yerbasanta

Karok - Food, Beverage

Use documented by:
Baker, Marc A., 1981, The Ethnobotany of the Yurok, Tolowa and Karok Indians of Northwest California, Humboldt State University, M.A. Thesis, page 30

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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: Karok
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Beverage
Notes: Decoction of leaves and Pinus lambertiana pitch or leaves chewed and water taken as soothing drink.

RECRD: 5859 id: 13874