Iridaceae Iris versicolor L.

Harlequin Blueflag

Omaha - Drug, Ear Medicine

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1919, Uses of Plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region, SI-BAE Annual Report #33, page 72

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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: Omaha
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Ear Medicine
Notes: Pulverized rootstock mixed with water or saliva and dropped in ear for earache.

RECRD: 87898 id: 18108