Asteraceae Helenium puberulum DC.


Costanoan - Other, Snuff

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 26

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Scientific name: Helenium puberulum DC.
USDA symbol: HEPU2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Rosilla
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Costanoan
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Snuff
Notes: Dried, powdered plant used as a snuff to induce sneezing.

RECRD: 87191 id: 16543