Pteridaceae Pellaea atropurpurea (L.) Link

Purple Cliffbrake

Mahuna - Drug, Preventive Medicine

Use documented by:
Romero, John Bruno, 1954, The Botanical Lore of the California Indians, New York. Vantage Press, Inc., page 22

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Scientific name: Pellaea atropurpurea (L.) Link
USDA symbol: PEAT2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Purple Cliffbrake
Family: Pteridaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Mahuna
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Preventive Medicine
Notes: Infusion of plants taken as a preventative against sunstroke.

RECRD: 90915 id: 25767