Liliaceae Erythronium americanum Ker-Gawl.

American Troutlily

Cherokee - Drug, Dermatological 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 43

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Scientific name: Erythronium americanum Ker-Gawl.
USDA symbol: ERAMA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Troutlily
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Warmed leaves crushed and juice poured over 'wound that won't heal.'

RECRD: 85916 id: 14332