Asteraceae Heterotheca villosa var. villosa

Hairy Goldenaster

Cheyenne - Drug, Disinfectant

Use documented by:
Hart, Jeffrey A., 1981, The Ethnobotany of the Northern Cheyenne Indians of Montana, Journal of Ethnopharmacology 4:1-55, page 20

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Scientific name: Heterotheca villosa var. villosa
USDA symbol: HEVIV (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Hairy Goldenaster
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Cheyenne
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Disinfectant
Notes: Plant burned as incense to remove evil spirits from the house.

RECRD: 83978 id: 17007