Ericaceae Arbutus menziesii Pursh

Pacific Madrone

Yuki - Drug, Veterinary Aid

Use documented by:
Curtin, L. S. M., 1957, Some Plants Used by the Yuki Indians ... II. Food Plants, The Masterkey 31:85-94, page 47

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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: Yuki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Veterinary Aid
Notes: Infusion of leaves and bark given to horses with sore backs.

RECRD: 81701 id: 4239