Asteraceae Lactuca biennis (Moench) Fern.

Tall Blue Lettuce

Ojibwa - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1932, Ethnobotany of the Ojibwe Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of Milwaukee 4:327-525, page 364365

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Scientific name: Lactuca biennis (Moench) Fern.
USDA symbol: LABI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Tall Blue Lettuce
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Ojibwa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Infusion of plant used for caked breast and to ease lactation.

RECRD: 88391 id: 19372