Polypodiaceae Polypodium virginianum L.

Rock Polypody

Saanich - Drug, Gastrointestinal Aid

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy Chapman and Marcus A. M. Bell, 1971, The Ethnobotany of the Coast Salish Indians of Vancouver Island, I and II, Economic Botany 25(1):63-104, 335-339, page 69

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Scientific name: Polypodium virginianum L.
USDA symbol: POVI7 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Rock Polypody
Family: Polypodiaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Saanich
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gastrointestinal Aid
Notes: Rhizomes used for stomach ailments.

RECRD: 47411 id: 29041