Polygonaceae Eriogonum rotundifolium Benth.

Roundleaf Buckwheat

Navajo - Drug, Emetic

Use documented by:
Elmore, Francis H., 1944, Ethnobotany of the Navajo, Sante Fe, NM. School of American Research, page 42

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Scientific name: Eriogonum rotundifolium Benth.
USDA symbol: ERRO2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Roundleaf Buckwheat
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Emetic
Notes: Plant taken to vomit after swallowing ants.

RECRD: 85805 id: 14124