Euphorbiaceae Chamaesyce glyptosperma (Engelm.) Small

Ribseed Sandmat

Thompson - Drug, Snake Bite Remedy

Use documented by:
Steedman, E.V., 1928, The Ethnobotany of the Thompson Indians of British Columbia, SI-BAE Annual Report #45:441-522, page 462

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Scientific name: Chamaesyce glyptosperma (Engelm.) Small
USDA symbol: CHGL13 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Ribseed Sandmat
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Family (APG): Euphorbiaceae
Native American Tribe: Thompson
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Snake Bite Remedy
Notes: Fresh plant rubbed on all snakebites, but especially rattlesnake bites.

RECRD: 86154 id: 9176