Iridaceae Iris versicolor L.

Harlequin Blueflag

Micmac - Drug, Panacea

Use documented by:
Chandler, R. Frank, Lois Freeman and Shirley N. Hooper, 1979, Herbal Remedies of the Maritime Indians, Journal of Ethnopharmacology 1:49-68, page 57

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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: Micmac
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Panacea
Notes: Root used as a 'basic medical cure' and for cholera.

RECRD: 87890 id: 18099