Viscaceae Arceuthobium occidentale Engelm.

Digger Pine Dwarf Mistletoe

Mendocino Indian - Drug, Gastrointestinal Aid

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 345

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Scientific name: Arceuthobium occidentale Engelm.
USDA symbol: AROC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Digger Pine Dwarf Mistletoe
Family: Viscaceae
Family (APG): Santalaceae
Native American Tribe: Mendocino Indian
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gastrointestinal Aid
Notes: Decoction of plant taken for stomachaches.

RECRD: 81708 id: 4249