Taxaceae Taxus brevifolia Nutt.

Pacific Yew

Karok - Drug, Blood Medicine

Use documented by:
Baker, Marc A., 1981, The Ethnobotany of the Yurok, Tolowa and Karok Indians of Northwest California, Humboldt State University, M.A. Thesis, page 57

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Scientific name: Taxus brevifolia Nutt.
USDA symbol: TABR2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Pacific Yew
Family: Taxaceae
Family (APG): Taxaceae
Native American Tribe: Karok
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Blood Medicine
Notes: Decoction of bark taken as a 'blood medicine.'

RECRD: 6006 id: 39480