Fabaceae Hoita macrostachya (DC.) Rydb.

Large Leatherroot

Luiseno - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Sparkman, Philip S., 1908, The Culture of the Luiseno Indians, University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology 8(4):187-234, page 231

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Scientific name: Hoita macrostachya (DC.) Rydb.
USDA symbol: HOMA4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Large Leatherroot
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Luiseno
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Plant used for ulcers and sores.

RECRD: 92801 id: 17300