Polygonaceae Eriogonum latifolium Sm.

Seaside Buckwheat

Round Valley Indian - Drug, Eye Medicine

Use documented by:
Chestnut, V. K., 1902, Plants Used by the Indians of Mendocino County, California, Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium 7:295-408., page 345

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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: Round Valley Indian
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Eye Medicine
Notes: Decoction of roots used for sore eyes.

RECRD: 85789 id: 14070