Hydrophyllaceae Phacelia heterophylla Pursh

Varileaf Phacelia

Miwok - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Barrett, S. A. and E. W. Gifford, 1933, Miwok Material Culture, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 2(4):11, page 171172

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Scientific name: Phacelia heterophylla Pursh
USDA symbol: PHHEH (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Varileaf Phacelia
Family: Hydrophyllaceae
Family (APG): Boraginaceae
Native American Tribe: Miwok
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Poultice of pulverized, dried plant put in fresh wounds.

RECRD: 20277 id: 26266