Polygonaceae Eriogonum jamesii Benth.

James' Buckwheat

Zuni - Drug, Oral Aid

Use documented by:
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1915, Ethnobotany of the Zuni Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #30, page 50

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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: Zuni
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Oral Aid
Notes: Root carried in mouth for sore tongue, then buried in river bottom.

RECRD: 85783 id: 14064