Caprifoliaceae Symphoricarpos albus (L.) Blake

Common Snowberry

Kutenai - Drug, Abortifacient

Use documented by:
Hart, Jeff, 1992, Montana Native Plants and Early Peoples, Helena. Montana Historical Society Press, page 59

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Scientific name: Symphoricarpos albus (L.) Blake
USDA symbol: SYALA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Snowberry
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Family (APG): Caprifoliaceae
Native American Tribe: Kutenai
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Abortifacient
Notes: Infusion of cut branches taken for menstrual disorders.

RECRD: 45506 id: 39056