Asteraceae Artemisia douglasiana Bess.

Douglas' Sagewort

Costanoan - Other, Tools

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 254

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Scientific name: Artemisia douglasiana Bess.
USDA symbol: ARDO3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Douglas' Sagewort
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Costanoan
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Tools
Notes: Burned branches used to smoke bees from nests.

RECRD: 20810 id: 5059