Fabaceae Lotus humistratus Greene

Foothill Deervetch

Karok - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Schenck, Sara M. and E. W. Gifford, 1952, Karok Ethnobotany, Anthropological Records 13(6):377-392, page 385

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Scientific name: Lotus humistratus Greene
USDA symbol: LOHU2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Foothill Deervetch
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Karok
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Infusion of plant taken and used as a wash by women in labor.

RECRD: 89182 id: 21264