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Virtual Exhibit - Heritage Project

California Buckwheat


Family: Polygonaceae

Genus/Species: Eriogonum fasciculatum

'Iipay Aa Name: n/a

Common English Name: California Buckwheat

Traditional Use: 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


Collector: Xoraya Montoya

Date Collected: March 7, 2019

Mounted: April 4 & 11, 2019

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