Asteraceae Liatris scariosa var. scariosa

Devil's Bite

Omaha - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1913, A Study in the Ethnobotany of the Omaha Indians, Nebraska State Historical Society Collections 17:314-57., page 335

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Scientific name: Liatris scariosa var. scariosa
USDA symbol: LISCS3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Devil's Bite
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Omaha
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Poultice of powdered plants applied to external inflammation.

RECRD: 88664 id: 20152