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Virtual Exhibit - Heritage Project

Title:                     California Buckwheat

Family:                 Polygonaceae 

Genus/Species:  Eriogonum fasciculatum

Traditional Uses:   

Flowers and roots boiled into a tea for stomach trouble; decoction to babies for diarrhea; eyewash and mouthwash; tops can be eaten as food.

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

Collector:            Grettchen Gutierrez—Silva

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