Polypodiaceae Polypodium virginianum L.

Rock Polypody

Skagit, Upper - Drug, Laxative

Use documented by:
Theodoratus, Robert J., 1989, Loss, Transfer, and Reintroduction in the Use of Wild Plant Foods in the Upper Skagit Valley, Northwest Anthropological Research Notes 23(1):35-52, page 42

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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: Skagit, Upper
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Laxative
Notes: Plant used to make a laxative.

RECRD: 8420 id: 29048