Asteraceae Cirsium remotifolium (Hook.) DC.

Fewleaf Thistle

Kwakiutl - Drug, Oral Aid

Use documented by:
Boas, Franz, 1966, Kwakiutl Ethnography, Chicago. University of Chicago Press, page 383

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Scientific name: Cirsium remotifolium (Hook.) DC.
USDA symbol: CIRE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Fewleaf Thistle
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Kwakiutl
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Oral Aid
Notes: Root skins dried, soaked in water and used as a wash for mouth rashes and cankers.

RECRD: 4508 id: 9992