Polygonaceae Rumex arcticus Trautv.

Arctic Dock

Eskimo, Inuktitut - Drug, Antidiarrheal

Use documented by:
Wilson, Michael R., 1978, Notes on Ethnobotany in Inuktitut, The Western Canadian Journal of Anthropology 8:180-196, page 186

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Scientific name: Rumex arcticus Trautv.
USDA symbol: RUARA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Arctic Dock
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Eskimo, Inuktitut
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antidiarrheal
Notes: Leaves and stems used for diarrhea.

RECRD: 6421 id: 35217