Polygonaceae Rumex salicifolius Weinm.

Willow Dock

Gosiute - Drug, Cathartic

Use documented by:
Chamberlin, Ralph V., 1911, The Ethno-Botany of the Gosiute Indians of Utah, Memoirs of the American Anthropological Association 2(5):331-405., page 380

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Scientific name: Rumex salicifolius Weinm.
USDA symbol: RUSAS (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Willow Dock
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Gosiute
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cathartic
Notes: Decoction of roots used for severe constipation.

RECRD: 94242 id: 35450