Brassicaceae Lepidium virginicum L.

Virginia Pepperweed

Menominee - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1923, Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174, page 33

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Scientific name: Lepidium virginicum L.
USDA symbol: LEVIV2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Virginia Pepperweed
Family: Brassicaceae
Family (APG): Brassicaceae
Native American Tribe: Menominee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Infusion of plant used as a wash or bruised plant used for poison ivy.

RECRD: 88604 id: 19944