Iridaceae Iris missouriensis Nutt.

Rocky Mountain Iris

Zuni - Drug, Pediatric Aid

Use documented by:
Camazine, Scott and Robert A. Bye, 1980, A Study Of The Medical Ethnobotany Of The Zuni Indians of New Mexico, Journal of Ethnopharmacology 2:365-388, page 373

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Scientific name: Iris missouriensis Nutt.
USDA symbol: IRMI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Rocky Mountain Iris
Family: Iridaceae
Family (APG): Iridaceae
Native American Tribe: Zuni
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pediatric Aid
Notes: Poultice of chewed root applied to increase strength of newborns and infants.

RECRD: 21298 id: 18050