Comptonia (plant) - Monotypic genus in the family Myricaceae

Comptonia is a monotypic genus in the family Myricaceae. The flower S are meaning that no imperfect one flower. The leaves are used to make a tea, are astringent blood purifier, expectorant, have been used as a poultice for toothaches and are harvested in early summer. Fern was employed by several, native, North, American, Indian tribes.

Monotypic genus in the family Myricaceae, Deciduous Shrub