Ericaceae Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (L.) Spreng.


Flathead - Drug, Burn Dressing

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: Flathead
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Burn Dressing
Notes: Poultice of pulverized leaves used for burns.

RECRD: 45367 id: 4577