Caryophyllaceae Arenaria aculeata S. Wats.

Prickly Sandwort

Shoshoni - Drug, Eye Medicine

Use documented by:
Train, Percy, James R. Henrichs and W. Andrew Archer, 1941, Medicinal Uses of Plants by Indian Tribes of Nevada, Washington DC. U.S. Department of Agriculture, page 38

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Scientific name: Arenaria aculeata S. Wats.
USDA symbol: ARAC2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Prickly Sandwort
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Family (APG): Caryophyllaceae
Native American Tribe: Shoshoni
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Eye Medicine
Notes: Decoction of root used as an eyewash.

RECRD: 81830 id: 4709