Poaceae Hierochloe odorata (L.) Beauv.


Flathead - Drug, Respiratory Aid

Use documented by:
Hart, Jeff, 1992, Montana Native Plants and Early Peoples, Helena. Montana Historical Society Press, page 28

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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: Flathead
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Respiratory Aid
Notes: Infusion mixed with meadow rue seeds and used for congested nasal passages.

RECRD: 45244 id: 17233