Liliaceae Veratrum californicum Dur.

California False Hellebore

Paiute - Drug, Veterinary Aid

Use documented by:
Mahar, James Michael., 1953, Ethnobotany of the Oregon Paiutes of the Warm Springs Indian Reservation, Reed College, B.A. Thesis, page 54

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Scientific name: Veratrum californicum Dur.
USDA symbol: VECAC2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: California False Hellebore
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Paiute
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Veterinary Aid
Notes: Poultice of mashed roots applied to saddle sores on horses.

RECRD: 1394 id: 42597