Asclepiadaceae Asclepias eriocarpa Benth.

Woollypod Milkweed

Costanoan - Drug, Cold Remedy

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 12

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Scientific name: Asclepias eriocarpa Benth.
USDA symbol: ASER (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Woollypod Milkweed
Family: Asclepiadaceae
Family (APG): Apocynaceae
Native American Tribe: Costanoan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cold Remedy
Notes: Decoction of plant and plant salve used for colds.

RECRD: 82577 id: 6091