Usneaceae Usnea longissima (L.) Ach.

Old Man's Beard Lichen

Nitinaht - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., John Thomas, Barry F. Carlson and Robert T. Ogilvie, 1983, Ethnobotany of the Nitinaht Indians of Vancouver Island, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 55

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Scientific name: Usnea longissima (L.) Ach.
Common names: Old Man's Beard Lichen
Family: Usneaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Nitinaht
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Used for wound dressing material and as bandages.

RECRD: 47081 id: 41916