Hydrangeaceae Philadelphus lewisii Pursh

Gordon's Mockorange

Okanagan-Colville - Drug, Cathartic

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., R. Bouchard and Dorothy I.D. Kennedy, 1980, Ethnobotany of the Okanagan-Colville Indians of British Columbia and Washington, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 108

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Scientific name: Philadelphus lewisii Pursh
USDA symbol: PHLE4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Gordon's Mockorange
Family: Hydrangeaceae
Family (APG): Hydrangeaceae
Native American Tribe: Okanagan-Colville
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cathartic
Notes: Decoction of plant taken as a physic in the morning and evening.

RECRD: 12703 id: 26385