Iridaceae Iris versicolor L.

Harlequin Blueflag

Creek - Drug, Cathartic

Use documented by:
Swanton, John R, 1928, Religious Beliefs and Medical Practices of the Creek Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #42:473-672, page 669670

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Scientific name: Iris versicolor L.
USDA symbol: IRVE2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Harlequin Blueflag
Family: Iridaceae
Family (APG): Iridaceae
Native American Tribe: Creek
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cathartic
Notes: Plant used as a powerful cathartic.

RECRD: 87873 id: 18077