Euphorbiaceae Chamaesyce maculata (L.) Small

Spotted Sandmat

Costanoan - Drug, Eye Medicine

Use documented by:
Bocek, Barbara R., 1984, Ethnobotany of Costanoan Indians, California, Based on Collections by John P. Harrington, Economic Botany 38(2):240-255, page 9

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Scientific name: Chamaesyce maculata (L.) Small
USDA symbol: CHNU9 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Spotted Sandmat
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Family (APG): Euphorbiaceae
Native American Tribe: Costanoan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Eye Medicine
Notes: Decoction of plant used as a wash for eyes.

RECRD: 86176 id: 9192