Asclepiadaceae Asclepias eriocarpa Benth.

Woollypod Milkweed

Mendocino Indian - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Chestnut, V. K., 1902, Plants Used by the Indians of Mendocino County, California, Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium 7:295-408., page 379

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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: Mendocino Indian
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Plant juice applied to cuts, sores and warts.

RECRD: 82581 id: 6107