Asteraceae Symphyotrichum divaricatum (Nutt.) Nesom

Annual Saltmarsh Aster

Kawaiisu - Drug, Toothache Remedy

Use documented by:
Zigmond, Maurice L., 1981, Kawaiisu Ethnobotany, Salt Lake City. University of Utah Press, page 14

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Scientific name: Symphyotrichum divaricatum (Nutt.) Nesom
USDA symbol: SYDI2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Annual Saltmarsh Aster
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Kawaiisu
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Toothache Remedy
Notes: Mashed roots applied to the tooth for toothache.

RECRD: 82744 id: 39157