Peltigeraceae Peltigera aphthosa (L.) Willd.

Flat Lichen

Nitinaht - Drug, Tuberculosis Remedy

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., John Thomas, Barry F. Carlson and Robert T. Ogilvie, 1983, Ethnobotany of the Nitinaht Indians of Vancouver Island, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 55

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Scientific name: Peltigera aphthosa (L.) Willd.
Common names: Flat Lichen
Family: Peltigeraceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Nitinaht
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tuberculosis Remedy
Notes: Plants chewed and eaten for tuberculosis.

RECRD: 47084 id: 25790