Lamiaceae Monardella sheltonii (Torr.) T.J. Howell

Shelton's Mountainbalm

Mendocino Indian - Food, Substitution Food

Use documented by:
Chestnut, V. K., 1902, Plants Used by the Indians of Mendocino County, California, Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium 7:295-408., page 384

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Scientific name: Monardella sheltonii (Torr.) T.J. Howell
USDA symbol: MOSH (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Shelton's Mountainbalm
Family: Lamiaceae
Family (APG): Lamiaceae
Native American Tribe: Mendocino Indian
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Substitution Food
Notes: Aromatic, sweet-scented leaves used dried or fresh as a substitute for tea.

RECRD: 43393 id: 23383