Apiaceae Eryngium yuccifolium Michx.

Button Eryngo

Cherokee - Drug, Pulmonary Aid

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., page 27

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Scientific name: Eryngium yuccifolium Michx.
USDA symbol: ERYUY (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Button Eryngo
Family: Apiaceae
Family (APG): Apiaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pulmonary Aid
Notes: Decoction used to prevent whooping cough.

RECRD: 85879 id: 14244