Dryopteridaceae Cystopteris protrusa (Weatherby) Blasdell

Lowland Bladderfern

Cherokee - Drug, Febrifuge

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 33

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Scientific name: Cystopteris protrusa (Weatherby) Blasdell
USDA symbol: CYPR4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Lowland Bladderfern
Family: Dryopteridaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Febrifuge
Notes: Compound infusion given for chills.

RECRD: 84876 id: 11962