Lycopodiaceae Huperzia selago var. selago

Fir Clubmoss

Nitinaht - Drug, Emetic

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., John Thomas, Barry F. Carlson and Robert T. Ogilvie, 1983, Ethnobotany of the Nitinaht Indians of Vancouver Island, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 60

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Scientific name: Huperzia selago var. selago
USDA symbol: HUSES (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Fir Clubmoss
Family: Lycopodiaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Nitinaht
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Emetic
Notes: Plant used as a fast acting emetic.

RECRD: 47095 id: 17474