Boraginaceae Lithospermum canescens (Michx.) Lehm.

Hoary Puccoon

Menominee - Other, Sacred Items

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1923, Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174, page 80

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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: Other
Use sub-category: Sacred Items
Notes: White, ripened seed used as a sacred bead in the Midewewin ceremony.

RECRD: 1211 id: 20550