Iridaceae Iris versicolor L.

Harlequin Blueflag

Meskwaki - Drug, Pulmonary Aid

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1928, Ethnobotany of the Meskwaki Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:175-326, page 224

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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: Meskwaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pulmonary Aid
Notes: Root used for lung trouble.

RECRD: 87882 id: 18096