Polygonaceae Rumex crispus L.

Curly Dock

Micmac - Drug, Cathartic

Use documented by:
Mechling, W.H., 1959, The Malecite Indians With Notes on the Micmacs, Anthropologica 8:239-263, page 259

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Scientific name: Rumex crispus L.
USDA symbol: RUCRC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Curly Dock
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Micmac
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cathartic
Notes: Infusion of roots used as a purgative.

RECRD: 44177 id: 35291