Polygonaceae Rumex altissimus Wood

Pale Dock

Dakota - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1913, Some Native Nebraska Plants With Their Uses by the Dakota, Collections of the Nebraska State Historical Society 17:358-70, page 361

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Scientific name: Rumex altissimus Wood
USDA symbol: RUAL4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Pale Dock
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Dakota
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Poultice of green leaves applied to boils.

RECRD: 94114 id: 35180