Iridaceae Iris douglasiana Herbert

Douglas Iris

Yokia - Drug, Oral Aid

Use documented by:
Chestnut, V. K., 1902, Plants Used by the Indians of Mendocino County, California, Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium 7:295-408., page 330

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Scientific name: Iris douglasiana Herbert
USDA symbol: IRDO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Douglas Iris
Family: Iridaceae
Family (APG): Iridaceae
Native American Tribe: Yokia
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Oral Aid
Notes: Leaves used to wrap babies during berry gathering trips to retard perspiration and prevent thirst.

RECRD: 43432 id: 18017