Polygonaceae Eriogonum latifolium Sm.

Seaside Buckwheat

Costanoan - Drug, Cough Medicine

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 11

View all documented uses for Eriogonum latifolium Sm.

Scientific name: Eriogonum latifolium Sm.
USDA symbol: ERLA5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Seaside Buckwheat
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Costanoan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cough Medicine
Notes: Decoction of root, stalk and leaves taken for coughs.

RECRD: 85785 id: 14067