Asteraceae Leucanthemum vulgare Lam.


Shinnecock - Drug, Tonic

Use documented by:
Carr, Lloyd G. and Carlos Westey, 1945, Surviving Folktales & Herbal Lore Among the Shinnecock Indians, Journal of American Folklore 58:113-123, page 121

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Scientific name: Leucanthemum vulgare Lam.
USDA symbol: LEVU (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Oxeyedaisy
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Shinnecock
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tonic
Notes: Dandelion and white daisy used to make wines and taken as tonics.

RECRD: 83965 id: 19996