Polygonaceae Eriogonum tenellum Torr.

Tall Buckwheat

Keres, Western - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Swank, George R., 1932, The Ethnobotany of the Acoma and Laguna Indians, University of New Mexico, M.A. Thesis, page 43

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Scientific name: Eriogonum tenellum Torr.
USDA symbol: ERTET (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Tall Buckwheat
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Keres, Western
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Infusion of roots or raw roots given to women during difficult labor.

RECRD: 30177 id: 14165