Asteraceae Coreopsis palmata Nutt.

Stiff Tickseed

Meskwaki - Drug, Orthopedic Aid

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 213

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Scientific name: Coreopsis palmata Nutt.
USDA symbol: COPA10 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Stiff Tickseed
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Meskwaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Orthopedic Aid
Notes: Decoction of seeds used internally and as a poultice for one who is crippled.

RECRD: 84427 id: 10722