Peltigeraceae Peltigera canina Willd.

Dogtooth Lichen

Nitinaht - Drug, Urinary Aid

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 canina Willd.
Common names: Dogtooth Lichen
Family: Peltigeraceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Nitinaht
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Urinary Aid
Notes: Formerly used to facilitate urination.

RECRD: 47082 id: 25792