Iridaceae Iris versicolor L.

Harlequin Blueflag

Malecite - Drug, Throat Aid

Use documented by:
Mechling, W.H., 1959, The Malecite Indians With Notes on the Micmacs, Anthropologica 8:239-263, page 248

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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: Malecite
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Throat Aid
Notes: Infusion of plants and bulrush used as a gargle for sore throats.

RECRD: 44061 id: 18092