Lamiaceae Stachys mexicana Benth.

Emerson Betony

Saanich - Food, Forage

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy Chapman and Marcus A. M. Bell, 1971, The Ethnobotany of the Coast Salish Indians of Vancouver Island, I and II, Economic Botany 25(1):63-104, 335-339, page 84

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Scientific name: Stachys mexicana Benth.
USDA symbol: STME (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Emerson Betony
Family: Lamiaceae
Family (APG): Lamiaceae
Native American Tribe: Saanich
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Forage
Notes: Roots eaten by wounded deer.

RECRD: 47610 id: 38820