Polygonaceae Eriogonum compositum Dougl. ex Benth.

Arrowleaf Buckwheat

Okanagan-Colville - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., R. Bouchard and Dorothy I.D. Kennedy, 1980, Ethnobotany of the Okanagan-Colville Indians of British Columbia and Washington, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 112

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Scientific name: Eriogonum compositum Dougl. ex Benth.
USDA symbol: ERCOC8 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Arrowleaf Buckwheat
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Okanagan-Colville
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Poultice of mashed leaves applied to cuts or infusion of leaves used as a wash for cuts and sores.

RECRD: 12755 id: 13983