Fabaceae Lespedeza capitata Michx.

Roundhead Lespedeza

Omaha - Drug, Antirheumatic (External)

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: Antirheumatic (External)
Notes: Moxa of stems used in cases of rheumatism.

RECRD: 88617 id: 19959