Fabaceae Glycyrrhiza lepidota Pursh

American Licorice

Great Basin Indian - Drug, Throat Aid

Use documented by:
Nickerson, Gifford S., 1966, Some Data on Plains and Great Basin Indian Uses of Certain Native Plants, Tebiwa 9(1):45-51, page 48

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Scientific name: Glycyrrhiza lepidota Pursh
USDA symbol: GLLE3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Licorice
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Great Basin Indian
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Throat Aid
Notes: Roots chewed or decoction of roots taken for sore throats.

RECRD: 2368 id: 16055