Papaveraceae Dicentra cucullaria (L.) Bernh.

Dutchman's Breeches

Menominee - Drug, Love Medicine

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 81

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Scientific name: Dicentra cucullaria (L.) Bernh.
USDA symbol: DICU (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Dutchman's Breeches
Family: Papaveraceae
Family (APG): Papaveraceae
Native American Tribe: Menominee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Love Medicine
Notes: Root chewed by young swain and breath attracts girl, even against her will.

RECRD: 1216 id: 12444