Asteraceae Eupatorium purpureum L.

Sweetscented Joepyeweed

Cherokee - Food, Spice

Use documented by:
Perry, Myra Jean, 1975, Food Use of 'Wild' Plants by Cherokee Indians, The University of Tennessee, M.S. Thesis, page 33

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Scientific name: Eupatorium purpureum L.
USDA symbol: EUPUP (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sweetscented Joepyeweed
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Spice
Notes: Root ash used as salt.

RECRD: 2133 id: 14556