Hydrangeaceae Philadelphus lewisii Pursh

Gordon's Mockorange

Snohomish - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Gunther, Erna, 1973, Ethnobotany of Western Washington, Seattle. University of Washington Press. Revised edition, page 31

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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: Snohomish
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Soapy lather from bruised leaves rubbed on sores.

RECRD: 91123 id: 26402