Campanulaceae Lobelia cardinalis L.


Iroquois - Drug, Basket Medicine

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 453

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Scientific name: Lobelia cardinalis L.
USDA symbol: LOCA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Cardinalflower
Family: Campanulaceae
Family (APG): Campanulaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Basket Medicine
Notes: Infusion of stalks and flowers used as wash for baskets, a 'basket medicine.'

RECRD: 88903 id: 20647