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Urtica dioica var. gracilis

13 June 2017 // 0 Comments

Ethnobotany. Urtica dioica has been used by a great many First Peoples in north-America: Abnaki, Bella Coola, Cahuilla, Chehalis, Cherokee, Chippewa, Cowichan, Cowlitz, Cree, Dakota, Diegeno, Eskimo, Gitksan, Haisla, Hesquiat, Hoh, Huinebago, [...]

Réquiem por nos Abejas

13 June 2017 // 0 Comments

Motín en las colmenas Las abejas trashuman hacia la nada. Las abejas desertan por decenas de millones. Las colmenas se vacían en menos de una semana. Es una nueva catástrofe para el mundo apícola (y sin duda para el mundo entero) puesto que [...]

Lomatium nudicaule

3 June 2017 // 0 Comments

Ethnobotany. Lomatium nudicaule has been used as a food or as medicine by many First Peoples of North America: Atsugewi, Cowichan, Kwakiutl, Nitinath, Okanagon, Paiute, Saanish, Salish, Songish and Thompson. It was primarily the stems and leaves [...]

Lomatium macrocarpum

1 June 2017 // 0 Comments

Ethnobotany. Lomatium macrocarpum has been used as a food or as medicine by the following First Peoples: Blackfoot, Crow, Flathead, Okanagan-Colville, Paiute, Pomo, Sanpoil, Shuswap and Thompson. Recent researches. Lomatium macrocarpum contains [...]

Lomatium utriculatum var. papillatum

1 June 2017 // 0 Comments

Ethnobotany. Lomatium utriculatum has been used as a food by the Atsugewi, Kawaiisu and Mendocino First Peoples. Among the Atsugewi, a decoction of plants was used as a wash for swollen limbs. Among the Kawaiisu, a decoction of plant was used as [...]

Castilleja pruinosa

1 June 2017 // 0 Comments

Ethnobotany. Many species of Castilleja have been used by the First People in North-America for dermatological, gynecological, gastrointestinal pathologies, etc.  Description by the Native Plant Society of California. Castilleja pruinosa is a [...]

Fritillaria recurva

29 May 2017 // 0 Comments

Ethnobotany. As mentioned in “Shasta Ethnography, Anthropological Records” (Holt, Catharine, 1946), the bulbs of Fritillaria recurva were boiled or roasted for food by the Shasta People. Description by the California Native Plants [...]

Fritillaria pudica

28 May 2017 // 0 Comments

Ethnobotany. The bulbs of Fritillaria pudica were boiled or roasted for food by the Ute, Spokan, Thompson, Blackfoot, Flathead, Montana, Gosiute, Okanagan-Colville, Paiute and Shuswap Peoples.  As mentioned in “The Salishan Tribes of the [...]