Acoraceae Acorus calamus L.


Sioux, Fort Peck - Drug, Abortifacient

Use documented by:
Blankinship, J. W., 1905, Native Economic Plants of Montana, Bozeman. Montana Agricultural College Experimental Station, Bulletin 56, page 5

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Scientific name: Acorus calamus L.
USDA symbol: ACAM (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Calamus
Family: Acoraceae
Family (APG): Acoraceae
Native American Tribe: Sioux, Fort Peck
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Abortifacient
Notes: Used to cause abortion.

RECRD: 80560 id: 1388