Juncaceae Juncus effusus L.

Common Rush

Karok - Drug, Unspecified

Use documented by:
Baker, Marc A., 1981, The Ethnobotany of the Yurok, Tolowa and Karok Indians of Northwest California, Humboldt State University, M.A. Thesis, page 33

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Scientific name: Juncus effusus L.
USDA symbol: JUEFE2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Rush
Family: Juncaceae
Family (APG): Juncaceae
Native American Tribe: Karok
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Stems and leaves placed in the fire and the medicine man prayed over it.

RECRD: 5877 id: 18359