Viscaceae Phoradendron villosum (Nutt.) Nutt.

Oak Mistletoe

Pomo - Drug, Abortifacient

Use documented by:
Gifford, E. W., 1967, Ethnographic Notes on the Southwestern Pomo, Anthropological Records 25:10-15, page 13

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Scientific name: Phoradendron villosum (Nutt.) Nutt.
USDA symbol: PHVI9 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Oak Mistletoe
Family: Viscaceae
Family (APG): Santalaceae
Native American Tribe: Pomo
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Abortifacient
Notes: Decoction of leaves taken to bring on delayed menstruation.

RECRD: 91163 id: 26560