Polypodiaceae Polypodium californicum Kaulfuss

California Polypody

Mendocino Indian - Drug, Eye Medicine

Use documented by:
Chestnut, V. K., 1902, Plants Used by the Indians of Mendocino County, California, Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium 7:295-408., page 303

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Scientific name: Polypodium californicum Kaulfuss
USDA symbol: POCA12 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: California Polypody
Family: Polypodiaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Mendocino Indian
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Eye Medicine
Notes: Infusion of roots used as a wash for sore eyes.

RECRD: 92039 id: 28975