Violaceae Viola adunca Sm.

Hookedspur Violet

Tolowa - Drug, Eye Medicine

Use documented by:
Baker, Marc A., 1981, The Ethnobotany of the Yurok, Tolowa and Karok Indians of Northwest California, Humboldt State University, M.A. Thesis, page 62

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Scientific name: Viola adunca Sm.
USDA symbol: VIADA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Hookedspur Violet
Family: Violaceae
Family (APG): Violaceae
Native American Tribe: Tolowa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Eye Medicine
Notes: Poultice of chewed leaves applied to sore eyes.

RECRD: 6040 id: 43250