Boraginaceae Hackelia diffusa (Lehm.) I.M. Johnston

Spreading Stickseed

Thompson - Food, Forage

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., Laurence C. Thompson and M. Terry Thompson et al., 1990, Thompson Ethnobotany: Knowledge and Usage of Plants by the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, Victoria. Royal British Columbia Museum, page 192

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Scientific name: Hackelia diffusa (Lehm.) I.M. Johnston
USDA symbol: HADID (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Spreading Stickseed
Family: Boraginaceae
Family (APG): Boraginaceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Forage
Notes: Plant eaten by sheep. The plant was not used by people as it was considered a noxious weed because the burred fruits stuck to fur and clothing.

RECRD: 32622 id: 16391