Fabaceae Glycyrrhiza lepidota Pursh

American Licorice

Montana Indian - Drug, Throat Aid

Use documented by:
Hart, Jeff, 1992, Montana Native Plants and Early Peoples, Helena. Montana Historical Society Press, page 35

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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: Montana Indian
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Throat Aid
Notes: Roots chewed and juice swallowed to strengthen the throat for singing.

RECRD: 45285 id: 16063