Ericaceae Ledum groenlandicum Oeder

Bog Labradortea

Cree, Woodlands - Drug, Burn Dressing

Use documented by:
Leighton, Anna L., 1985, Wild Plant Use by the Woods Cree (Nihithawak) of East-Central Saskatchewan, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 42

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Scientific name: Ledum groenlandicum Oeder
USDA symbol: LEGR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Bog Labradortea
Family: Ericaceae
Family (APG): Ericaceae
Native American Tribe: Cree, Woodlands
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Burn Dressing
Notes: Poultice of leaves and grease applied to burns.

RECRD: 5497 id: 19785