Rhamnaceae Frangula purshiana (DC.) Cooper

Pursh's Buckthorn

Yurok, South Coast (Nererner) - Drug, Cathartic

Use documented by:
Merriam, C. Hart, 1966, Ethnographic Notes on California Indian Tribes, University of California Archaeological Research Facility, Berkeley, page 169

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Scientific name: Frangula purshiana (DC.) Cooper
USDA symbol: FRPU7 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Pursh's Buckthorn
Family: Rhamnaceae
Family (APG): Rhamnaceae
Native American Tribe: Yurok, South Coast (Nererner)
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cathartic
Notes: Decoction of bark used as a cathartic medicine.

RECRD: 6581 id: 15144