Asteraceae Porophyllum gracile Benth.

Slender Poreleaf

Shoshoni - Drug, Abortifacient

Use documented by:
Murphey, Edith Van Allen, 1990, Indian Uses of Native Plants, Glenwood, Ill. Meyerbooks. Originally published in 1959, page 46

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Scientific name: Porophyllum gracile Benth.
USDA symbol: POGR5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Slender Poreleaf
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Shoshoni
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Abortifacient
Notes: Plant used to regulate delayed menstruation.

RECRD: 21064 id: 29697