Cucurbitaceae Cucurbita foetidissima Kunth

Missouri Gourd

Shoshoni - Drug, Veterinary Aid

Use documented by:
Murphey, Edith Van Allen, 1990, Indian Uses of Native Plants, Glenwood, Ill. Meyerbooks. Originally published in 1959, page 48

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Scientific name: Cucurbita foetidissima Kunth
USDA symbol: CUFO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Missouri Gourd
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Family (APG): Cucurbitaceae
Native American Tribe: Shoshoni
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Veterinary Aid
Notes: Infusion of plant given to horses for bloat or worms.

RECRD: 21077 id: 11635