Poaceae Calamagrostis rubescens Buckl.


Thompson - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., Laurence C. Thompson and M. Terry Thompson et al., 1990, Thompson Ethnobotany: Knowledge and Usage of Plants by the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, Victoria. Royal British Columbia Museum, page 140

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Scientific name: Calamagrostis rubescens Buckl.
USDA symbol: CARU (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Pinegrass
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Dried grass rubbed until soft and used as sanitary napkins.

RECRD: 32307 id: 7635