Asteraceae Wyethia longicaulis Gray

Humboldt Mulesears

Mendocino Indian - Drug, Emetic

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 396

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Scientific name: Wyethia longicaulis Gray
USDA symbol: WYLO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Humboldt Mulesears
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Mendocino Indian
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Emetic
Notes: Decoction of roots taken as an emetic.

RECRD: 97388 id: 43607