Polygonaceae Eriogonum microthecum Nutt.

Slender Buckwheat

Shoshoni - Drug, Tuberculosis Remedy

Use documented by:
Train, Percy, James R. Henrichs and W. Andrew Archer, 1941, Medicinal Uses of Plants by Indian Tribes of Nevada, Washington DC. U.S. Department of Agriculture, page 72

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Scientific name: Eriogonum microthecum Nutt.
USDA symbol: ERMIM2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Slender Buckwheat
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Shoshoni
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tuberculosis Remedy
Notes: Decoction of roots or tops used for tuberculosis.

RECRD: 85735 id: 14085