Orchidaceae Cypripedium acaule Ait.

Pink Lady's Slipper

Menominee - Drug, Urinary Aid

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1923, Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174, page 44

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Scientific name: Cypripedium acaule Ait.
USDA symbol: CYAC3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Pink Lady's Slipper
Family: Orchidaceae
Family (APG): Orchidaceae
Native American Tribe: Menominee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Urinary Aid
Notes: Root used in 'male disorders.'

RECRD: 84847 id: 11921