Asteraceae Xanthium strumarium L.

Rough Cockleburr

Paiute, Northern - Drug, Oral Aid

Use documented by:
Fowler, Catherine S., 1989, Willards Z. Park's Ethnographic Notes on the Northern Paiute of Western Nevada 1933-1940, Salt Lake City. University of Utah Press, page 130

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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: Paiute, Northern
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Oral Aid
Notes: Burs rubbed on sore gums to take the pain, poison and blood out.

RECRD: 9076 id: 43648