Fabaceae Lespedeza capitata Michx.

Roundhead Lespedeza

Omaha - Drug, Analgesic

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1919, Uses of Plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region, SI-BAE Annual Report #33, page 97, 98

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Scientific name: Lespedeza capitata Michx.
USDA symbol: LECA8 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Roundhead Lespedeza
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Omaha
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Analgesic
Notes: Moxa of stems used in cases of neuralgia.

RECRD: 88616 id: 19958