Rhamnaceae Ceanothus sp.

California Lilac

California Indian - Other, Soap

Use documented by:
Murphey, Edith Van Allen, 1990, Indian Uses of Native Plants, Glenwood, Ill. Meyerbooks. Originally published in 1959, page 57

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Scientific name: Ceanothus sp.
Common names: California Lilac
Family: Rhamnaceae
Family (APG): Rhamnaceae
Native American Tribe: California Indian
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Soap
Notes: Flowers used to make soap suds.

RECRD: 21119 id: 8676