Poaceae Festuca subverticillata (Pers.) Alexeev

Nodding Fescue

Iroquois - Drug, Heart Medicine

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 273

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Scientific name: Festuca subverticillata (Pers.) Alexeev
USDA symbol: FESU3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Nodding Fescue
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Heart Medicine
Notes: Decoction of smashed roots taken for heart disease.

RECRD: 86260 id: 14754