Poaceae Elymus canadensis L.

Canada Wildrye

Iroquois - Drug, Ceremonial Medicine

Use documented by:
Waugh, F. W., 1916, Iroquis Foods and Food Preparation, Ottawa. Canada Department of Mines, page 19

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Scientific name: Elymus canadensis L.
USDA symbol: ELCA4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Canada Wildrye
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Medicine
Notes: Decoction of plant with other plants used as medicine to soak corn seeds before planting.

RECRD: 7592 id: 13032