Fabaceae Oxytropis campestris (L.) DC.

Cold Mountain Crazyweed

Thompson - Drug, Disinfectant

Use documented by:
Steedman, E.V., 1928, The Ethnobotany of the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, SI-BAE Annual Report #45:441-522, page 504

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Scientific name: Oxytropis campestris (L.) DC.
USDA symbol: OXCAS3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Cold Mountain Crazyweed
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Disinfectant
Notes: Decoction of roots taken and poured on head in sweathouse for purification.

RECRD: 90703 id: 25235