Cyperaceae Carex sp.


Songish - Drug, Abortifacient

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy Chapman and Marcus A. M. Bell, 1971, The Ethnobotany of the Coast Salish Indians of Vancouver Island, I and II, Economic Botany 25(1):63-104, 335-339, page 73

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Scientific name: Carex sp.
Common names: Sedge
Family: Cyperaceae
Family (APG): Cyperaceae
Native American Tribe: Songish
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Abortifacient
Notes: Leaves eaten to induce abortions.

RECRD: 47472 id: 8123