Haemodoraceae Lachnanthes caroliana (Lam.) Dandy

Carolina Redroot

Cherokee - Drug, Oral Aid

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., page 52

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Scientific name: Lachnanthes caroliana (Lam.) Dandy
USDA symbol: LACA5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Carolina Redroot
Family: Haemodoraceae
Family (APG): Haemodoraceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Oral Aid
Notes: Used for sore mouth.

RECRD: 88382 id: 19364