Pteridaceae Adiantum jordanii C. Muell.

California Maidenhair

Costanoan - Drug, Gynecological 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 4

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Scientific name: Adiantum jordanii C. Muell.
USDA symbol: ADJO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: California Maidenhair
Family: Pteridaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Costanoan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Decoction of plant used to expel the afterbirth and for postparturition.

RECRD: 80630 id: 1545