Berberidaceae Mahonia repens (Lindl.) G. Don


Blackfoot - Drug, Disinfectant

Use documented by:
Hellson, John C., 1974, Ethnobotany of the Blackfoot Indians, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 83

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Scientific name: Mahonia repens (Lindl.) G. Don
USDA symbol: MARE11 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Oregongrape
Family: Berberidaceae
Family (APG): Berberidaceae
Native American Tribe: Blackfoot
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Disinfectant
Notes: Infusion of roots applied as an antiseptic to wounds.

RECRD: 3888 id: 21946