Poaceae Hierochloe odorata (L.) Beauv.


Kiowa - Other, Incense & Fragrance

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A. and Richard Evans Schultes, 1939, The Economic Botany of the Kiowa Indians, Cambridge MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 15

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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: Kiowa
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Incense & Fragrance
Notes: Dried leaves sprinkled over the fire to yield incense and used during the peyote ceremony.

RECRD: 0 id: 17250