Ericaceae Kalmia microphylla (Hook.) Heller

Alpine Laurel

Kwakwaka'wakw - Drug, Antihemorrhagic

Use documented by:
Compton, Brian Douglas, 1993, Upper North Wakashan and Southern Tsimshian Ethnobotany: The Knowledge and Usage of Plants..., Ph.D. Dissertation, University of British Columbia, page 241

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Scientific name: Kalmia microphylla (Hook.) Heller
USDA symbol: KAMI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Alpine Laurel
Family: Ericaceae
Family (APG): Ericaceae
Native American Tribe: Kwakwaka'wakw
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antihemorrhagic
Notes: Decoction of leaves used for spitting blood.

RECRD: 61313 id: 19280