Liliaceae Allium cernuum Roth

Nodding Onion

Quinault - Drug, Pulmonary Aid

Use documented by:
Gunther, Erna, 1973, Ethnobotany of Western Washington, Seattle. University of Washington Press. Revised edition, page 24

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Scientific name: Allium cernuum Roth
USDA symbol: ALCEC2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Nodding Onion
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Quinault
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pulmonary Aid
Notes: Poultice of chewed plants applied to the chest for pleurisy pains.

RECRD: 80841 id: 2158