Rosaceae Potentilla gracilis Dougl. ex Hook.

Northwest Cinquefoil

Thompson - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., Laurence C. Thompson and M. Terry Thompson et al., 1990, Thompson Ethnobotany: Knowledge and Usage of Plants by the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, Victoria. Royal British Columbia Museum, page 263

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Scientific name: Potentilla gracilis Dougl. ex Hook.
USDA symbol: POGRG3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Northwest Cinquefoil
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Poultice of mashed leaves, roots and subalpine fir pitch used on wounds, to draw out the pain.

RECRD: 33218 id: 29842