Asteraceae Crepis runcinata (James) Torr. & Gray

Fiddleleaf Hawksbeard

Meskwaki - Drug, Dermatological 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: Crepis runcinata (James) Torr. & Gray
USDA symbol: CRRUR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Fiddleleaf Hawksbeard
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Meskwaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Poultice of entire plant applied to 'open up' a carbuncle or cancer.

RECRD: 84698 id: 11464