Liliaceae Erythronium americanum Ker-Gawl.

American Troutlily

Iroquois - Drug, Contraceptive

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 282

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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: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Contraceptive
Notes: Raw plants, except the roots, taken by young girls to prevent conception.

RECRD: 85920 id: 14336