Grossulariaceae Ribes triste Pallas

Red Currant

Tanana, Upper - Drug, Eye Medicine

Use documented by:
Kari, Priscilla Russe, 1985, Upper Tanana Ethnobotany, Anchorage. Alaska Historical Commission, page 11

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Scientific name: Ribes triste Pallas
USDA symbol: RITR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Red Currant
Family: Grossulariaceae
Family (APG): Grossulariaceae
Native American Tribe: Tanana, Upper
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Eye Medicine
Notes: Decoction of stems, without the bark, used as a wash for sore eyes.

RECRD: 3410 id: 33766