Iridaceae Iris versicolor L.

Harlequin Blueflag

Rappahannock - Drug, Panacea

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., R.B. Hassrick and E.S. Carpenter, 1942, Rappahannock Herbals, Folk-Lore and Science of Cures, Proceedings of the Delaware County Institute of Science 10:7-55., page 28

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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: Rappahannock
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Panacea
Notes: Infusion of dried roots taken for 'every complaint.'

RECRD: 87907 id: 18119