Asteraceae Xanthium strumarium L.

Rough Cockleburr

Costanoan - Drug, Urinary Aid

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 28

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Scientific name: Xanthium strumarium L.
USDA symbol: XASTS (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Rough Cockleburr
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Costanoan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Urinary Aid
Notes: Decoction of seeds used for bladder ailments.

RECRD: 97443 id: 43646