Acoraceae Acorus calamus L.


Chippewa - Other, Protection

Use documented by:
Densmore, Frances, 1928, Uses of Plants by the Chippewa Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #44:273-379, page 376

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Scientific name: Acorus calamus L.
USDA symbol: ACAM (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Calamus
Family: Acoraceae
Family (APG): Acoraceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Protection
Notes: Decoction of roots used as a charm to 'rattle snakes away.'

RECRD: 43047 id: 1227