Polygonaceae Eriogonum ovalifolium Nutt.

Cushion Buckwheat

Paiute - Drug, Cold 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 ovalifolium Nutt.
USDA symbol: EROVO5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Cushion Buckwheat
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Paiute
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cold Remedy
Notes: Decoction of root taken as a cold remedy.

RECRD: 85800 id: 14108