Verbenaceae Verbena lasiostachys Link

Western Vervain

Costanoan - Drug, Febrifuge

Use documented by:
Bocek, Barbara R., 1984, Ethnobotany of Costanoan Indians, California, Based on Collections by John P. Harrington, Economic Botany 38(2):240-255, page 15

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Scientific name: Verbena lasiostachys Link
USDA symbol: VELA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Western Vervain
Family: Verbenaceae
Family (APG): Verbenaceae
Native American Tribe: Costanoan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Febrifuge
Notes: Infusion of plant used for fevers and 'fever of the stomach.'

RECRD: 97025 id: 42882