Iridaceae Iris versicolor L.

Harlequin Blueflag

Montagnais - Drug, Analgesic

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1928, Mohegan Medicinal Practices, Weather-Lore and Superstitions, SI-BAE Annual Report #43: 264-270, page 268

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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: Montagnais
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Analgesic
Notes: Compound poultice of plant and flour applied to pain.

RECRD: 87893 id: 18102