Cistaceae Helianthemum canadense (L.) Michx.

Longbranch Frostweed

Delaware, Oklahoma - Drug, Tonic

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1942, A Study of Delaware Indian Medicine Practice and Folk Beliefs, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission, page 76

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Scientific name: Helianthemum canadense (L.) Michx.
USDA symbol: HECA3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Longbranch Frostweed
Family: Cistaceae
Family (APG): Cistaceae
Native American Tribe: Delaware, Oklahoma
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tonic
Notes: Plant used as a 'strengthening' medicine.

RECRD: 87206 id: 16556