Solanaceae Solanum rostratum Dunal

Buffalobur Nightshade

Zuni - Drug, Gastrointestinal Aid

Use documented by:
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1915, Ethnobotany of the Zuni Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #30, page 60

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Scientific name: Solanum rostratum Dunal
USDA symbol: SORO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Buffalobur Nightshade
Family: Solanaceae
Family (APG): Solanaceae
Native American Tribe: Zuni
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gastrointestinal Aid
Notes: Infusion of powdered root, not an emetic, taken for 'sick stomach.'

RECRD: 95469 id: 38329