Fabaceae Crotalaria sagittalis L.

Arrowhead Rattlebox

Delaware, Oklahoma - Drug, Narcotic

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1942, A Study of Delaware Indian Medicine Practice and Folk Beliefs, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission, page 29, 74

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Scientific name: Crotalaria sagittalis L.
USDA symbol: CRSA4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Arrowhead Rattlebox
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Delaware, Oklahoma
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Narcotic
Notes: Root considered to be a very strong narcotic.

RECRD: 84702 id: 11470