Cyperaceae Eriophorum angustifolium Honckeny

Tall Cottongrass

Eskimo, Kuskokwagmiut - Drug, Panacea

Use documented by:
Oswalt, W. H., 1957, A Western Eskimo Ethnobotany, Anthropological Papers of the University of Alaska 6:17-36, page 27

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Scientific name: Eriophorum angustifolium Honckeny
USDA symbol: ERANS (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Tall Cottongrass
Family: Cyperaceae
Family (APG): Cyperaceae
Native American Tribe: Eskimo, Kuskokwagmiut
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Panacea
Notes: Raw stems eaten to restore good health to persons in generally poor health.

RECRD: 85856 id: 14195