Polygonaceae Eriogonum ovalifolium Nutt.

Cushion Buckwheat

Gosiute - Drug, Venereal Aid

Use documented by:
Chamberlin, Ralph V., 1911, The Ethno-Botany of the Gosiute Indians of Utah, Memoirs of the American Anthropological Association 2(5):331-405., page 351

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Scientific name: Eriogonum ovalifolium Nutt.
USDA symbol: EROVO5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Cushion Buckwheat
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Gosiute
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Venereal Aid
Notes: Poultice of plant applied or plant used as wash for venereal diseases.

RECRD: 85799 id: 14107