Portulacaceae Portulaca oleracea L.

Little Hogweed

Keres, Western - Drug, Antidiarrheal

Use documented by:
Swank, George R., 1932, The Ethnobotany of the Acoma and Laguna Indians, University of New Mexico, M.A. Thesis, page 62

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Scientific name: Portulaca oleracea L.
USDA symbol: POOL (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Little Hogweed
Family: Portulacaceae
Family (APG): Portulacaceae
Native American Tribe: Keres, Western
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antidiarrheal
Notes: Infusion of leaf stems used for diarrhea.

RECRD: 30402 id: 29775