Liliaceae Clintonia umbellulata (Michx.) Morong

White Bluebeadlily

Iroquois - Drug, Basket Medicine

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 283

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Scientific name: Clintonia umbellulata (Michx.) Morong
USDA symbol: CLUM2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: White Bluebeadlily
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Basket Medicine
Notes: Decoction of whole plant 'makes people buy baskets,' a basket medicine.

RECRD: 84253 id: 10408