Saxifragaceae Heuchera rubescens Torr.

Pink Alumroot

Gosiute - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Chamberlin, Ralph V., 1911, The Ethno-Botany of the Gosiute Indians of Utah, Memoirs of the American Anthropological Association 2(5):331-405., page 371

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Scientific name: Heuchera rubescens Torr.
USDA symbol: HERUR2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Pink Alumroot
Family: Saxifragaceae
Family (APG): Saxifragaceae
Native American Tribe: Gosiute
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Decoction of roots used as an astringent.

RECRD: 87429 id: 17116