Polygonaceae Eriogonum jamesii Benth.

James' Buckwheat

Apache, White Mountain - Drug, Oral Aid

Use documented by:
Reagan, Albert B., 1929, Plants Used by the White Mountain Apache Indians of Arizona, Wisconsin Archeologist 8:143-61., page 157

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Scientific name: Eriogonum jamesii Benth.
USDA symbol: ERJAJ (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: James' Buckwheat
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Apache, White Mountain
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Oral Aid
Notes: Plant chewed to sweeten the saliva.

RECRD: 60233 id: 14052