Asteraceae Holocarpha virgata (Gray) Keck

Yellowflower Tarweed

Miwok - Drug, Misc. Disease Remedy

Use documented by:
Barrett, S. A. and E. W. Gifford, 1933, Miwok Material Culture, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 2(4):11, page 170171

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Scientific name: Holocarpha virgata (Gray) Keck
USDA symbol: HOVIV (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Yellowflower Tarweed
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Miwok
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Misc. Disease Remedy
Notes: Decoction of plant used as a bath for measles.

RECRD: 20257 id: 17309