Poaceae Leymus mollis ssp. mollis

American Dunegrass

Nitinaht - Drug, Strengthener

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 88

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Scientific name: Leymus mollis ssp. mollis
USDA symbol: LEMOM2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Dunegrass
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Nitinaht
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Strengthener
Notes: Rootstocks twisted together and rubbed on bodies of young men while bathing for strength.

RECRD: 47217 id: 20114