Rosaceae Comarum palustre L.

Purple Marshlocks

Chippewa - Drug, Antidiarrheal

Use documented by:
Densmore, Frances, 1928, Uses of Plants by the Chippewa Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #44:273-379, page 344

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Scientific name: Comarum palustre L.
USDA symbol: COPA28 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Purple Marshlocks
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antidiarrheal
Notes: Decoction of root taken for dysentery.

RECRD: 92307 id: 10498