Ericaceae Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (L.) Spreng.


Crow - Drug, Oral Aid

Use documented by:
Hart, Jeff, 1992, Montana Native Plants and Early Peoples, Helena. Montana Historical Society Press, page 40

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Scientific name: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (L.) Spreng.
USDA symbol: ARUV (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Kinnikinnick
Family: Ericaceae
Family (APG): Ericaceae
Native American Tribe: Crow
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Oral Aid
Notes: Leaves pulverized and powder used for canker sores of the mouth.

RECRD: 45368 id: 4568