Liliaceae Lilium philadelphicum L.

Wood Lily

Malecite - Drug, Tuberculosis Remedy

Use documented by:
Mechling, W.H., 1959, The Malecite Indians With Notes on the Micmacs, Anthropologica 8:239-263, page 251

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Scientific name: Lilium philadelphicum L.
USDA symbol: LIPHP (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Wood Lily
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Malecite
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tuberculosis Remedy
Notes: Roots used with roots of blackberry and mountain raspberry, staghorn sumac for consumption.

RECRD: 44111 id: 20306