Ericaceae Arbutus menziesii Pursh

Pacific Madrone

Concow - Drug, Emetic

Use documented by:
Chestnut, V. K., 1902, Plants Used by the Indians of Mendocino County, California, Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium 7:295-408., page 374

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Scientific name: Arbutus menziesii Pursh
USDA symbol: ARME (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Pacific Madrone
Family: Ericaceae
Family (APG): Ericaceae
Native American Tribe: Concow
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Emetic
Notes: Plant eaten to cause vomiting.

RECRD: 81691 id: 4183