Liliaceae Allium cernuum Roth

Nodding Onion

Salish, Coast - Other, Insecticide

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy Chapman and Marcus A. M. Bell, 1971, The Ethnobotany of the Coast Salish Indians of Vancouver Island, I and II, Economic Botany 25(1):63-104, 335-339, page 74

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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: Salish, Coast
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Insecticide
Notes: Bulbs rubbed on the skin to repel insects.

RECRD: 47477 id: 2161