Cupressaceae Juniperus horizontalis Moench

Creeping Juniper

Cheyenne - Drug, Febrifuge

Use documented by:
Hart, Jeffrey A., 1981, The Ethnobotany of the Northern Cheyenne Indians of Montana, Journal of Ethnopharmacology 4:1-55, page 4

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Scientific name: Juniperus horizontalis Moench
USDA symbol: JUHO2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Creeping Juniper
Family: Cupressaceae
Family (APG): Cupressaceae
Native American Tribe: Cheyenne
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Febrifuge
Notes: Infusion of boughs or fleshy cones taken for high fevers.

RECRD: 88067 id: 18592