Ericaceae Pyrola picta Sm.

Whiteveined Wintergreen

Karok - Drug, Pediatric Aid

Use documented by:
Schenck, Sara M. and E. W. Gifford, 1952, Karok Ethnobotany, Anthropological Records 13(6):377-392, page 387

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Scientific name: Pyrola picta Sm.
USDA symbol: PYPI2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Whiteveined Wintergreen
Family: Ericaceae
Family (APG): Ericaceae
Native American Tribe: Karok
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pediatric Aid
Notes: Infusion of plant used as a wash for sick child.

RECRD: 92958 id: 31798