Iridaceae Sisyrinchium bellum S. Wats.

Western Blueeyed Grass

Luiseno - Drug, Cathartic

Use documented by:
Sparkman, Philip S., 1908, The Culture of the Luiseno Indians, University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology 8(4):187-234, page 233

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Scientific name: Sisyrinchium bellum S. Wats.
USDA symbol: SIBE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Western Blueeyed Grass
Family: Iridaceae
Family (APG): Iridaceae
Native American Tribe: Luiseno
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cathartic
Notes: Roots used as a purgative.

RECRD: 95272 id: 38114