Boraginaceae Lithospermum canescens (Michx.) Lehm.

Hoary Puccoon

Menominee - Drug, Sedative

Use documented by:
Densmore, Francis, 1932, Menominee Music, SI-BAE Bulletin #102, page 128

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Scientific name: Lithospermum canescens (Michx.) Lehm.
USDA symbol: LICA12 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Hoary Puccoon
Family: Boraginaceae
Family (APG): Boraginaceae
Native American Tribe: Menominee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Sedative
Notes: Compound infusion taken and rubbed on body to quiet person near convulsions.

RECRD: 88846 id: 20549