Hydrophyllaceae Phacelia californica Cham.

California Scorpionweed

Pomo, Kashaya - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Goodrich, Jennie and Claudia Lawson, 1980, Kashaya Pomo Plants, Los Angeles. American Indian Studies Center, University of California, Los Angeles, page 48

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Scientific name: Phacelia californica Cham.
USDA symbol: PHCA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: California Scorpionweed
Family: Hydrophyllaceae
Family (APG): Boraginaceae
Native American Tribe: Pomo, Kashaya
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Fresh, crushed leaf juice rubbed on cold sores and impetigo.

RECRD: 823 id: 26257