Poaceae Hierochloe odorata (L.) Beauv.


Cheyenne - Other, Incense & Fragrance

Use documented by:
Grinnell, George Bird, 1972, The Cheyenne Indians - Their History and Ways of Life Vol.2, Lincoln. University of Nebraska Press, page 170

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Scientific name: Hierochloe odorata (L.) Beauv.
USDA symbol: HIALA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Vanillagrass
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Cheyenne
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Incense & Fragrance
Notes: Dried leaves used as a perfume by wrapping the article in the leaves.

RECRD: 1915 id: 17223