Rosaceae Rosa woodsii Lindl.

Woods' Rose

Okanagan-Colville - Drug, Ceremonial Medicine

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., R. Bouchard and Dorothy I.D. Kennedy, 1980, Ethnobotany of the Okanagan-Colville Indians of British Columbia and Washington, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 131

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Scientific name: Rosa woodsii Lindl.
USDA symbol: ROWOW (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Woods' Rose
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Okanagan-Colville
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Medicine
Notes: Decoction of leaves, branches and other boughs taken and used as body and hair wash by sweatbathers.

RECRD: 12902 id: 34206