Saxifragaceae Heuchera cylindrica Dougl. ex Hook.

Roundleaf Alumroot

Okanagan-Colville - Drug, Throat Aid

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., R. Bouchard and Dorothy I.D. Kennedy, 1980, Ethnobotany of the Okanagan-Colville Indians of British Columbia and Washington, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 138

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Scientific name: Heuchera cylindrica Dougl. ex Hook.
USDA symbol: HECYC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Roundleaf Alumroot
Family: Saxifragaceae
Family (APG): Saxifragaceae
Native American Tribe: Okanagan-Colville
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Throat Aid
Notes: Fresh root held in the mouth and sucked for sore throats.

RECRD: 13005 id: 17061