Liliaceae Allium brevistylum S. Wats.

Shortstyle Onion

Cheyenne - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Grinnell, George Bird, 1972, The Cheyenne Indians - Their History and Ways of Life Vol.2, Lincoln. University of Nebraska Press, page 171

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Scientific name: Allium brevistylum S. Wats.
USDA symbol: ALBR2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Shortstyle Onion
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Cheyenne
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Poultice of ground roots and stems applied and infusion used as a wash for carbuncles.

RECRD: 1930 id: 2047