Papaveraceae Eschscholzia californica Cham.

California Poppy

Costanoan - Drug, Pediatric Aid

Use documented by:
Bocek, Barbara R., 1984, Ethnobotany of Costanoan Indians, California, Based on Collections by John P. Harrington, Economic Botany 38(2):240-255, page 9

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Scientific name: Eschscholzia californica Cham.
USDA symbol: ESCAC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: California Poppy
Family: Papaveraceae
Family (APG): Papaveraceae
Native American Tribe: Costanoan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pediatric Aid
Notes: Flowers laid underneath bed to put child to sleep.

RECRD: 85925 id: 14371