Caprifoliaceae Symphoricarpos occidentalis Hook.

Western Snowberry

Blackfoot - Drug, Veterinary Aid

Use documented by:
Johnston, Alex, 1987, Plants and the Blackfoot, Lethbridge, Alberta. Lethbridge Historical Society, page 55

View all documented uses for Symphoricarpos occidentalis Hook.

Scientific name: Symphoricarpos occidentalis Hook.
USDA symbol: SYOC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Western Snowberry
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Family (APG): Caprifoliaceae
Native American Tribe: Blackfoot
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Veterinary Aid
Notes: Decoction of berries given to horses for water retention.

RECRD: 60713 id: 39131