Rosaceae Holodiscus discolor (Pursh) Maxim.


Makah - Drug, Tonic

Use documented by:
Gunther, Erna, 1973, Ethnobotany of Western Washington, Seattle. University of Washington Press. Revised edition, page 33

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Scientific name: Holodiscus discolor (Pursh) Maxim.
USDA symbol: HODI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Oceanspray
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Makah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tonic
Notes: Decoction of bark taken as a tonic by convalescents and athletes.

RECRD: 87483 id: 17325