Asteraceae Heterotheca villosa var. villosa

Hairy Goldenaster

Cheyenne - Drug, Sedative

Use documented by:
Grinnell, George Bird, 1972, The Cheyenne Indians - Their History and Ways of Life Vol.2, Lincoln. University of Nebraska Press, page 187

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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: Sedative
Notes: Infusion of tops and stems taken for feeling poorly and made one sleepy.

RECRD: 2044 id: 17008