Pteridaceae Adiantum pedatum L.

Northern Maidenhair

Potawatomi - Other, Good Luck Charm

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 122

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Scientific name: Adiantum pedatum L.
USDA symbol: ADPE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Northern Maidenhair
Family: Pteridaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Potawatomi
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Good Luck Charm
Notes: Black stems used as hunting charms to bring good luck.

RECRD: 392 id: 1595