Iridaceae Iris versicolor L.

Harlequin Blueflag

Delaware, Oklahoma - Drug, Antirheumatic (Internal)

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1942, A Study of Delaware Indian Medicine Practice and Folk Beliefs, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission, page 30, 76

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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: Delaware, Oklahoma
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antirheumatic (Internal)
Notes: Root taken for rheumatism.

RECRD: 87874 id: 18082