Asclepiadaceae Asclepias cryptoceras S. Wats.

Pallid Milkweed

Paiute, Northern - Drug, Dermatological 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 125

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Scientific name: Asclepias cryptoceras S. Wats.
USDA symbol: ASCRC2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Pallid Milkweed
Family: Asclepiadaceae
Family (APG): Apocynaceae
Native American Tribe: Paiute, Northern
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Poultice of dried, powdered roots applied to sores.

RECRD: 8993 id: 6087