Fabaceae Lupinus littoralis Dougl.

Seashore Lupine

Kwakiutl - Drug, Pediatric Aid

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy Chapman and Marcus A. M. Bell, 1973, The Ethnobotany of the Southern Kwakiutl Indians of British Columbia, Economic Botany 27:257-310, page 284

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Scientific name: Lupinus littoralis Dougl.
USDA symbol: LULI2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Seashore Lupine
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Kwakiutl
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pediatric Aid
Notes: Root ash rubbed into a newborn baby's cradle to make infant sleep well.

RECRD: 89212 id: 21325