Fabaceae Coronilla varia L.

Purple Crownvetch

Cherokee - Drug, Antirheumatic (External)

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., page 60

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Scientific name: Coronilla varia L.
USDA symbol: COVA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Purple Crownvetch
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antirheumatic (External)
Notes: Plant crushed and rubbed on rheumatism.

RECRD: 84609 id: 11157