Asteraceae Eurybia furcata (Burgess) Nesom

Forked Aster

Potawatomi - Drug, Analgesic

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1933, Ethnobotany of the Forest Potawatomi Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 7:1-230, page 49, 50

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Scientific name: Eurybia furcata (Burgess) Nesom
USDA symbol: EUFU3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Forked Aster
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Analgesic
Notes: Infusion of leaves rubbed on head for severe headache.

RECRD: 82755 id: 14628