Ericaceae Ledum palustre L.

Marsh Labradortea

Tanana, Upper - Drug, Throat Aid

Use documented by:
Kari, Priscilla Russe, 1985, Upper Tanana Ethnobotany, Anchorage. Alaska Historical Commission, page 16

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Scientific name: Ledum palustre L.
USDA symbol: LEPAD (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Marsh Labradortea
Family: Ericaceae
Family (APG): Ericaceae
Native American Tribe: Tanana, Upper
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Throat Aid
Notes: Decoction of stems and leaves taken for sore throats.

RECRD: 3498 id: 19870