Poaceae Hierochloe odorata (L.) Beauv.


Gros Ventre - Other, Soap

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: Gros Ventre
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Soap
Notes: Leaves soaked in water and used as a hairwash.

RECRD: 45237 id: 17236