Liliaceae Clintonia borealis (Ait.) Raf.

Yellow Bluebeadlily

Algonquin, Tete-de-Boule - Other, Insecticide

Use documented by:
Raymond, Marcel., 1945, Notes Ethnobotaniques Sur Les Tete-De-Boule De Manouan, Contributions de l'Institut botanique l'Universite de Montreal 55:113-134, page 126

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Scientific name: Clintonia borealis (Ait.) Raf.
USDA symbol: CLBO3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Yellow Bluebeadlily
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Algonquin, Tete-de-Boule
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Insecticide
Notes: Crushed leaves rubbed on the face and hands as protection from mosquitoes.

RECRD: 50227 id: 10396