Ranunculaceae Clematis virginiana L.

Devil's Darning Needles

Cherokee - Drug, Analgesic

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., page 60

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Scientific name: Clematis virginiana L.
USDA symbol: CLVI5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Devil's Darning Needles
Family: Ranunculaceae
Family (APG): Ranunculaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Analgesic
Notes: Infusion with milkweed used for backache.

RECRD: 84218 id: 10274