Asteraceae Liatris punctata Hook.

Dotted Gayfeather

Comanche - Drug, Urinary Aid

Use documented by:
Carlson, Gustav G. and Volney H. Jones, 1940, Some Notes on Uses of Plants by the Comanche Indians, Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters 25:517-542, page 522

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Scientific name: Liatris punctata Hook.
USDA symbol: LIPUP (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Dotted Gayfeather
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Comanche
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Urinary Aid
Notes: Root chewed and juice swallowed for swollen testes.

RECRD: 88656 id: 20136