Asteraceae Eupatorium purpureum L.

Sweetscented Joepyeweed

Cherokee - Other, Cooking Tools

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 41

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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: Other
Use sub-category: Cooking Tools
Notes: Stems used as a straw in sucking water from low springs.

RECRD: 9264 id: 14557