Polemoniaceae Navarretia atractyloides (Benth.) Hook. & Arn.

Hollyleaf Pincushionplant

Costanoan - Drug, Burn Dressing

Use documented by:
Bocek, Barbara R., 1984, Ethnobotany of Costanoan Indians, California, Based on Collections by John P. Harrington, Economic Botany 38(2):240-255, page 13

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Scientific name: Navarretia atractyloides (Benth.) Hook. & Arn.
USDA symbol: NAAT (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Hollyleaf Pincushionplant
Family: Polemoniaceae
Family (APG): Polemoniaceae
Native American Tribe: Costanoan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Burn Dressing
Notes: Toasted, powdered plant or plant ash applied to burns.

RECRD: 90078 id: 23594