Pteridaceae Pellaea mucronata (D.C. Eat.) D.C. Eat.

Birdfoot Cliffbrake

Costanoan - Drug, Antihemorrhagic

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 5

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Scientific name: Pellaea mucronata (D.C. Eat.) D.C. Eat.
USDA symbol: PEMUM (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Birdfoot Cliffbrake
Family: Pteridaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Costanoan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antihemorrhagic
Notes: Decoction of plant used for internal injuries to cough up 'bad blood.'

RECRD: 90916 id: 25768