Equisetaceae Equisetum sylvaticum L.

Woodland Horsetail

Menominee - Drug, Hemostat

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 35

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Scientific name: Equisetum sylvaticum L.
USDA symbol: EQSY (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Woodland Horsetail
Family: Equisetaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Menominee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Hemostat
Notes: Poultice of pulverized stem applied to stop bleeding.

RECRD: 85508 id: 13503