Poaceae Elymus hystrix var. hystrix

Eastern Bottlebrush Grass

Iroquois - Drug, Ceremonial Medicine

Use documented by:
Waugh, F. W., 1916, Iroquis Foods and Food Preparation, Ottawa. Canada Department of Mines, page 18

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Scientific name: Elymus hystrix var. hystrix
USDA symbol: ELHYH (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Eastern Bottlebrush Grass
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Medicine
Notes: Decoction of leaves and reed grass rootstocks used as medicine to soak corn seeds before planting.

RECRD: 7591 id: 13044