Santalaceae Comandra umbellata (L.) Nutt.

Bastard Toadflax

Meskwaki - Drug, Analgesic

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1928, Ethnobotany of the Meskwaki Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:175-326, page 246

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Scientific name: Comandra umbellata (L.) Nutt.
USDA symbol: COUMU (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Bastard Toadflax
Family: Santalaceae
Family (APG): Santalaceae
Native American Tribe: Meskwaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Analgesic
Notes: Infusion of leaf taken for lung pains.

RECRD: 84314 id: 10482