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Title:                     Ocotillo

Family:                  Juncaceae

Genus/Species:  Fouquieriaceae

 

Traditional Uses:   

Tincture of bark for pelvic inflammation; root made into tea for cough; flowers/seeds into tea for sore muscles; flowers and seeds edible; stalks used as fencing material

Collected on the Barona Indian Reservation, San Diego County, April 14, 2016

Collector:          Olivia Manke