Asteraceae Liatris scariosa (L.) Willd.

Devil's Bite

Meskwaki - Drug, Urinary Aid

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1928, Ethnobotany of the Meskwaki Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:175-326, page 216

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Scientific name: Liatris scariosa (L.) Willd.
USDA symbol: LISCS3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Devil's Bite
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Meskwaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Urinary Aid
Notes: Used for bladder troubles.

RECRD: 88663 id: 20150