Asteraceae Erigeron philadelphicus L.

Philadelphia Fleabane

Meskwaki - Drug, Respiratory Aid

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1928, Ethnobotany of the Meskwaki Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:175-326, page 213214

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Scientific name: Erigeron philadelphicus L.
USDA symbol: ERPHP (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Philadelphia Fleabane
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Meskwaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Respiratory Aid
Notes: Snuff of powdered florets used to make patient sneeze for catarrh.

RECRD: 85610 id: 13789